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National Signing Day 2017: WR Cade Green signs With Wisconsin

Wisconsin adds a Texas product with some intriguing skill sets.

Wisconsin commit Cade Green with family Green family

Class of 2017 WR Cade Green

Position Height Weight School 247Sports Composite Rank
Position Height Weight School 247Sports Composite Rank
WR 6'0 190 Lake Travis (Texas) Three stars; No. 111 WR

The Wisconsin Badgers’ seventh commit of the class of 2017, wide receiver Cade Green from Texas powerhouse Lake Travis is moving up north for his college career. Green is one of two wide receiver commits in the class of 2017 [Ed. note: for now], along with DeSoto, Texas, recruit Emmet Perry.

Green had a unique path to Madison, having committed to play lacrosse at Air Force before deciding to pursue football instead. The 6’0 receiver had a relatively quick recruiting process as he committed two weeks after his March 17 official offer.


247Sports (composite): Three stars; Grade: 0.8464; No. 936 player overall; No. 135 WR overall; No. 124 Texas

247Sports: Three stars; Grade 80; No. 247 receiver in nation; No. 232 player in Texas

ESPN: Three stars; Grade 78; No. 115 receiver in nation; No. 118 regional; No. 96 player in Texas

Rivals: Three stars; No. 72 receiver in nation; No. 78 player in Texas

Scout: Three stars; No. 122 receiver in nation; No. 23 receiver in the Midland region; No. 22 receiver in Texas

Verbally committed on March 31, 2016

Green is an under-the-radar prospect who has a chance to be an impact player for the Badgers in the coming years. He has had tremendous success against highly competitive high-school competition, a good sign for Paul Chryst and the coaching staff. B5Q’s Andrew Rosin wrote of Green’s accomplishment at Lake Travis back in March when he committed:

“For one thing, he was super productive in one of the highest divisions of Texas football, putting up a line of 72 receptions, 1,172 yards and 14 touchdowns for a team that made it to the 6A Division Two championship game.”

This past fall, Green and Lake Travis took home the 6A Division I state title, a game in which the future Badger caught a nine-yard touchdown on the opening drive. Green chose Wisconsin over offers from Illinois, New Mexico, Bowling Green and North Texas.

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2016 First-Team All-District (District 25-6A)

2016 Austin American-Statesmen Second-Team All-Centex

Bio (courtesy of

High School: Three-star recruit by 247 Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout … finished career with 194 receptions for 2,965 yards and 37 touchdowns … helped lead Lake Travis to Class 6A Division I state championship as a senior, making 56 catches for 1,044 yards and 13 TDs … second-team All-Central Texas as a senior … third-team All-Central Texas as a junior … honorable mention all-state by Texas Sports Writers Association as a junior, with 72 receptions for 1,172 yards and 14 TDs … first-team all-district as a junior and senior … second-team all-district as a sophomore, recording 57 receptions for 702 yards and 8 touchdowns … two-time team offensive MVP … team captain as a senior … also played lacrosse, earning first-team all-state and team MVP honors as a junior … three-time academic all-district selection .. coach was Hank Carter