Badgers head coach Chryst named Big Ten Coach of the Year

Badgers head coach Chryst named Big Ten Coach of the Year

Badgers head football coach Paul Chryst has been named the 2017 Big Ten coach of the year in both the media and coaches polls.

Chryst has led the Badgers to an undefeated season so far at 12-0, which is the best season the 126-year-old program has seen.

Chryst played and coached at Wisconsin for a total of 11 years before being named the head coach three years ago, according to CBS Sports.

Chryst was named the Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year by the coaches and the Dave McClain Coach of the Year by the media.

Other Big Ten honors for the Badgers:

Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award: Troy Vincent
Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year: Jonathan Taylor
Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year: Troy Fumagalli

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