J.J. Watt’s brother also signs with Wisconsin Badgers


Wisconsin has it’s own version of the Plumlees. Like how all Plumlee brothers go to Duke, if you’re a Watt, you’re headed to Madison.

According to his Facebook page, and confirmed by a tweet from big brother J.J. Watt, Pewaukee junior tight end/defensive end T.J. Watt (6-4, 198) will be the third member of his family to play football for the University of Wisconsin.

First you had the NFL first round draft choice who’s been an impact player for the Houston Texans. Next you had the middle brother Derek Watt, who’s a current Badger. Now you’ve got a third member of the family.

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Wrapping Up Wisconsin’s 2011 Recruiting Class

Bret Bielema and the Wisconsin Badgers bolstered their college football program by signing 20 scholarship players and eight walk-ons during National Signing Day.

After winning a share of the Big Ten Championship and earning a Rose Bowl Berth in 2010, Bielema feels the 28 players added on Wednesday will continue the success in Madison. Wisconsin’s recruiting class is currently ranked 38th by Rivals and 39th by Scout, but Bielema knows it’s not always about the four and five star recruits.

“Bigger and more (recruiting) stars isn’t always better. Just stick with the guys that you know can have success here,” said Bielema.

Continue reading for notes and links surrounding Wisconsin’s 2011 Recruiting Class:

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