The Wisconsin Badgers football team is still in the midst of a major facelift. Head coach Luke Fickell is still filling out his staff after making the hiring of Phil Longo and Mike Tressel official. Longo will be Wisconsin’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach while Tressel will be the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. Earlier on Friday, the Badgers announced the hiring of former NFL wide receiver Mike Brown as their new wide receivers’ coach. He will also hold the title of associate head coach.
— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) January 6, 2023
The Hiring of Mike Brown Comes at a Convenient Time
Late Thursday night, USC wide receiver CJ Williams announced on Twitter that he was entering the transfer portal. Minutes later, he announced that he would be visiting Madison on Friday. Recent Badgers transfer quarterback Nick Evers had this to say about Williams’ visit:
— nicco (@NickEvers12) January 6, 2023
The Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver room already got a boost earlier this offseason. Markus Allen, who had entered the transfer portal and committed to Minnesota, decommitted and will return to Madison.
Mike Brown NFL Stats
As stated previously, new Badgers wide receiver coach/associate head coach Mike Brown is a former NFL wide receiver. He played for the Jacksonville Jaguars for three years (2012-2014). His best season was in 2013 when he had 32 receptions for 446 yards and two touchdowns.