After winning three straight Big Ten titles, former Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema decided to head south for what he feels are greener pastures in the SEC. He was named the Arkansas head coach Tuesday. He signed a six-year deal that will pay him $3.2 million annually, a $600,000 pay raise from what he was earning at Wisconsin.
But even though Bielema is in Fayetteville now and won’t coach Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl on January 1 doesn’t mean that he has all of the Badger out of him. He spoke with Bruce Murray on Mad Dog Radio on SiriusXM Thursday afternoon. At the end of the interview, Murray wished Bielema good luck. And Bielema’s response was awkward.
He caught himself from concluding with an “On Wisconsin” at the end of the interview, but instead caught himself after an “On uh” and followed that up with a very unnatural “Go Hogs.”
Here is Bielema with Murray…