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Wisconsin football recruiting: DT Hegeman Tiedt accepts Badgers' preferred walk-on offer

The Badgers go into Chocolate City, USA, and grab themselves a defensive line prospect with the best name ever.

The walk-on train kept rolling days before National Signing Day as the Wisconsin Badgers also landed Burlington, Wis., defensive tackle Hegeman Tiedt to go with Edgewood, Wis. quarterback Jack Dunn. Tiedt's commitment as a preferred walk-on was first reported by 247Sports' Evan Flood and later confirmed by B5Q. I'll give you a moment to bask in the lyrical quality of the name.

Tiedt had a senior season where he made a bushel-worth of plays in opposing backfields, finishing with 16 tackles for loss and seven sacks to go with 94 tackles in a nine-game season. It goes without saying that, from an inside position on the trenches, Tiedt was a massive problem for the offensive lines of the Southern Lakes Conference as he put plenty of opponents on skates.

The 6'4, 220-pound defensive tackle is also a standout wrestler, currently ranked seventh in the state for Division 1 for the 220-pound weight class, recently finishing first in the Freedom Irish Invitational and the Highlander Varsity Invitational.

Tiedt joins Dunn, safety Cristian Volpentesta, quarterback Andres Castillo and Waukesha quarterback Conor Blount as prep standouts accepting preferred walk-on offers from Wisconsin in the past week.