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State of Recruiting: Texas

State of Recruiting: Texas

After vacating the state almost entirely for the last five years, Wisconsin is back in the state of Texas with a bang, securing multiple commitments from the state’s two richest prep areas. BadgerNation.com breaks down the latest in the Lone Star State in our "State of Recruiting" series.

Not only did Kerry Cooks leave a coaching vacancy in the Wisconsin defensive backfield when he left for Notre Dame after the 2009 season, he took the Badgers entire foothold in Texas. Cooks has been the lead recruiter for defensive backs Marcus Cromartie, Shelton Johnson, Devin Smith and others, but those three named players played vital roles in Wisconsin’s secondary that helped the Badgers win...

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