Wisconsin Football Rumors: Will AD Barry Alvarez be the Next Head Coach?

Updated 12/6/12 12:10pm ET

In a shocking move, Head Coach Bret Bielema dashed from Wisconsin earlier this week and is suddenly the new coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks.  Now Wisconsin has to scramble to find a new leader of their prestigious football program.

We believe the most likely candidate is the one right under our noses, Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez. Alvarez was the head coach of the Badger team from 1990-2005 and seems to be the logical pick.

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He was a beloved coach in his time with the football program, and has already commitmed to coach the team this year during the Rose Bowl against Stanford.

Wisconsin has a press conference scheduled for this morning, so do not be surprised if they the Badgers announce his return to his head coaching duties next season.


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