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NSD Grades: Defense

Fresno (CA) City College safety Donnell Vercher

MADISON - Signing nine defensive players with an average Fox Sports Next star rating of 2.78, Wisconsin filled some gaps and built for the future as it transitions to new schemes. Badger Nation hands out the grades based on personnel, needs addressed and overall recruiting performance.

Defensive Line Brookfield Central has a long standing tradition of being the University of Wisconsin's best in-state pipeline. That holds true with defensive end Chikwe Obasih, a talented defensive end who picked Wisconsin over seven other schools, but the Badgers will likely that phrase to all of Brookfield after securing East's Alec James. With Obasih's intelligence and James' athleticism...

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