Wisconsin football coaching rumors: Wednesday's candidates to replace Bret Bielema

12/5/2012 3:25 pm ET

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Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema is leaving the Badgers to take over at Arkansas. Let's get past it. Who will replace him?

Here is our very early top ten:

10. Charlie Strong - head coach, Louisville

10. Jim Tressel - former coach, Ohio State

This is purely speculative, and Wisconsin would have issues with the NCAA if they hired Tressel, but he would be a prefect fit.

9. Bud Foster - Defensive Coordinator, Virginia Tech

8. Kyle Flood - Head Coach, Rutgers

6. Darrell Hazell - Head Coach, Kent State, - hired at Purdue 12/4

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7.  Matt Campbell - Head Coach, Toledo (have heard that he is not interested in leaving Toledo)

7. Pat Narduzzi - Defensive Coordinator, Michigan State

6.  Pep Hamilton - Offensive Coordinator, Stanford

5. Butch Jones - Head Coach Cincinnati

4. Chris Ash - Defensive Coordinator, Wisconsin

The most likely candidates...

3. Dave Doeren - Head Coach, NC State

2. Paul Chryst - Head Coach, Pitt

1. Barry Alvarez - Wisconsin AD

Check out our original list from Tuesday - Likely candidates to replace Bret Bielema

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