UPDATE 1:55 PM CST: And that sound you hear is everyone putting on the brakes.
Just got word that Al Golden is flattered by Alvarez's interest but staying at Miami.— Pete Thamel(@SIPeteThamel) December 13, 2012
After a few days of silence and blind alleys of rumors in regards to who will replace Bret Bielema for the Wisconsin Coaching Job? We may have a name. And it's a good one.
Al Golden, a favorite of Barry Alvarez, has emerged heavily at Wisconsin. Source says Golden mulling a decision today.— Pete Thamel(@SIPeteThamel) December 13, 2012
That's right, the head coach for the Miami Hurricanes is suddenly very much alive in the hunt for the Wisconsin Coaching Job. And this is a candidate that you have to admit would be a very intriguing choice. He won commits from a couple of top-notch recruits that the Badgers were in to the end on, in Kevin Olson and Alex Collins.
And he won. At Temple!