Paul Chryst named Big Ten Coach of the Year

MADISON, Wis. - After leading Wisconsin to its best regular season record in program history, head coach Paul Chryst has been named Big Ten Coach of the Year by both coaches and the media.

Chryst won the Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year award, voted on by coaches, and the Dave McClain Coach of the Year award, voted on by the media.

Three other Badgers earned Big Ten honors this year as well: Troy Fumagalli was named the Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year, Jonathan Taylor earned the Thompson-Randle El award for Freshman of the Year and Troy Vincent earned the Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award.

The Badgers are currently ranked No. 4 in the College Football Playoff Rankings. They face Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game Saturday.

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