Badgers head coach Chryst named Big Ten Coach of the Year
MADISON, Wis. — Badgers head football coach Paul Chryst has been named the 2017 Big Ten coach of the year in both the media and coaches polls.
Consensus is he’s a good one
— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) November 30, 2017
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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