Wisconsin football added its 20th commitment in the 2024 recruiting class today. Dilin Jones, an impressive tailback out of Maryland, picked UW over 30 other suitors. A top-15 running back in the country, the consensus four-star prospect is the highest-rated recruit in the Badgers’ class.
Adding such a highly touted prospect was met with much excitement. Several Wisconsin football coaches and committed recruits in the 2024 class took to Twitter to react to their future teammate’s announcement. UW’s running backs coach, in particular, sent a bold message.
Wisconsin Football 4-Star Quarterback Commit Reacts to Dilin Jones Commitment
Now this is crazy! Congrats fam! https://t.co/ZiXlsCXzHc
— Mabrey Mettauer (@MabreyMettauer) July 14, 2023
Mabrey Mettauer is a four-star prospect in the 2024 class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. The 27th-ranked quarterback in his class shared his excitement about the newest back he will be handing the ball off to:
“Now this is crazy! Congrats fam!”
The QB out of The Woodlands, Texas is already a vocal leader in his recruiting class. He committed to Wisconsin football on December 24th, 2022.
Wisconsin Football 4-Star Cornerback Omillio Agard
FYI: THIS 2024 WISCO CLASS WILL MAKE HISTORY! Just let Coach Fick cook!
— Omillio Agard (@OmillioA) July 11, 2023
Omillio Agard committed to Wisconsin football earlier this month. In his incredibly entertaining and memorable commitment video, he picked UW over Clemson.
A 247Sports Composite four-star himself, the standout cornerback predicted great levels of success for his classmates:
FYI: THUS 2024 WISCO CLASS WILL MAKE HISTORY! Just let Coach Fick cook!”
Wisconsin Football Running Backs Coach Shares Photo
A picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, that picture is worth three Badgers legends at running back.
— Devon Spalding (@CoachSpalding_) July 14, 2023
Badgers running backs coach Devon Spalding did not bother parsing words when reacting to his latest four-star rusher. Referring to the fact that the 2024 class has three running backs with Jones, four-star Darrion Dupree, and three-star Gideon Ituka, Spalding shared a photo of Wisconsin football legends Corey Clement, Melvin Gordon III, and James White.
As a freshman, Clement backed up Gordon and White to form one of college football’s most formidable backfields. After their time in Madison, all three have enjoyed NFL careers, each winning a Super Bowl.
Wisconsin Football Director of Strength and Conditioning Reacts to 4-Star Commitment
— Brady Collins (@BCstrength) July 14, 2023
Badgers fans know Wisconsin football strength and conditioning coach Brady Collins is one of the most exciting follows on Twitter. He is known as head coach Luke Fickell’s “secret weapon” and does not need many words to convey his excitement. Sometimes, however, he does need several emojis:
👀 @BadgerFootball Its just DIFFERENT 😈💪🏾💪🏻🦡👐🏻#Fe2