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December 6, 2012
Armchair AD: Who would you hire?
It's been confirmed that current athletic director Barry Alvarez, who already has three wins in Pasadena on his résumé, will lead Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl against Stanford on Jan. 1. But the future of the program and its head coach has yet to be determined.
Assuming he only plans on coaching one more game for the Badgers, it would make sense for Alvarez to bring someone on staff as soon as possible to lead this program. And with Signing Day right around the corner, recruits in both the 2013 and 2014 classes are looking for answers.
[Use your premium account and see who is on the BadgerBlitz.com Wisconsin Hot Board 2.0 and read up on all the candidates.]
While some fans feel that a younger, up-and-coming assistant would be an exciting hire, most want experience - whether it's in the NFL or at the college level - and a past connection to the university.
There are have been numerous names associated with the opening from both the collegiate and NFL levels, so taking those factors into consideration, the staff at BadgerBlitz.com have decided to give the armchair athletic directors at home an opportunity to pick the next head coach. With our blind poll based on five different categories for four different coaches who we feel have the best shot at taking over the Wisconsin football program, go ahead and make your pick.
Without further adieu, here are your choices:
Here is the explanation of the Chart:
Total Yrs as HC: The total number of years as a head coach at any level (High School, College-All divisions and the NFL).
Yrs as College Coach: The total number of years coaching in college in any position.
Yrs as NFL Coach: The total number of years coaching in the NFL in any position.
Yrs as Coordinator: The total number of years as a coordinator at any level.
Total Yrs Coaching: The total number of years as a coaching at any level. (Not counting work as a graduate assistant)
There you have it, so who would be your top choice to take over the reins for Bret Bielema? Vote for your selection in the Badgers' Den and we will post the answers to who the coaches are on Friday.