Paul Chryst is returning home. The University of Wisconsin and Athletic Director Barry Alvarez is hoping he won’t have to hire another head coach during his time in Madison.
Alvarez targeted the former Badger assistant coach as his number-one choice to replace Gary Andersen, who left to take the head coaching job at Oregon State. When he contacted Chryst about the vacancy in Madison, it became pretty clear that Chryst would be returning to Madison.
Those that played for Chryst previously, know the Badgers are getting an excellent coach.
Quarterback Scott Tolzien, who is currently a backup in Green Bay with the Packers, said he doesn’t think he’d be in the NFL if not for Chryst’s work. The two spent five seasons in Madison together with Tolzien starting his final two seasons in Madison. [Read more…]