Wisconsin finally has its guy and I'm not going to pretend I know much about Gary Andersen, so I'll let his players do the talking. After receiving the news, many of players were upset and disappointed. Some of the players were instead more congratulatory. In all, it's apparent these players deeply respected and cared for their coach. We didn't see anyone reaching out to Bielema like this after he left. We didn't see players vocalizing their support and respect for Bielema over Twitter when he took the Arkansas job.
Anyway, here's a collection of what some Utah State players were saying last night (courtesy of Dave Heller):
RT @bryanjlarsen: Coach A had been an important person in my life. His leadership and love for the game and players is unparalleled.— Dave Heller (@dave_heller) December 19, 2012
Interesting stuff. We'll see if some of these players transfer to Wisconsin, so they can continue to play under Andersen.
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