(UPDATE: According to ESPN's Heather Dinich, Russell Wilson will visit the Badgers in June. She also says Wisconsin would be a better fit for him than Auburn. You can ignore her concerns about his baseball contract not allowing him to leave the team before fall camp. It's pretty much up to him. He may lose his opportunity with the Rockies by leaving early, but in baseball, you can always find an opportunity with another team later as long as you are good.)
All has been quiet on the Russell Wilson front the past couple of weeks... until today.
The former North Carolina State quarterback is visiting Auburn today in what is being called a "job interview", according to a report from ESPN's Joe Schad.
Despite bringing in talented true freshman quarterback Kiehl Frazier, the Tigers are apparently interested in also bringing in Wilson as a one-year starter -- much like they did with Cam Newton a year ago.
Schad also sheds light on a number of questions we have been asking about Wilson for a few weeks now. Here's what you need to know:
- According to Schad, at least 12 schools have contacted Wilson. He specifically mentioned Wisconsin as one of the schools interested.
- A source told Schad he was 95 percent certain Wilson would play football this season.
- Wilson is willing to leave his Class A baseball team as early as June, which answers the big question we had about whether or not he would attend all of fall camp.
- There is no timetable for a decision, although Schad mentions that Wilson does not have many days off of baseball in June (presumably to make visits to other schools).
Considering the allegations about how Auburn landed Cam Newton last year, I'm not sure I want the Badgers anywhere near Wilson anymore.