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Wisconsin football recruiting: ANOTHER 2022 RB gets an offer

Damari Alston is ANOTHER 4-star RB from the 2022 that the Badgers are in on.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 07 Central Michigan at Wisconsin Photo by Dan Sanger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Recruiting is the lifeblood of any major college athletics team, but following it closely as a fan can sometimes be difficult and can often be time consuming. We’ll try and condense all the recruiting news you can use into this bi-weekly (or more often since we are in Uncertain Times and there aren’t actual sports going on) post. It’ll include updates on current commits, including stats from their high school games, as well as news on players the Badgers are still pursuing. Let’s get down to business!

New offer

The 5-foot-10 and 200 pound running back is rated as a 5.8 on Rivals and is currently unrated by 247Sports. While watching his Hudl tape I was struck by two things: he is fast through the hole and in the open field and he is tough to bring down. There are multiple runs where he is hit by more than one player at a time and doesn’t go down.

Alston has a solid, but not unbeatable, offer list and the Badgers have had recent success at Woodward Academy. You may remember Arrington Farrar in the 2015 class, a 4-star ATH that Wisconsin flipped on signing day, who also attended Woodward. While things didn’t necessarily work out like both parties hoped at Wisconsin, it still gives the Badgers an in with Alston.