Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 9/22/14
Call it a change of course. Call it waiting for a better opportunity. Either way, you can call it a major head coaching change in college football, as Gary Andersen is leaving the Utah State Aggies to take the head coaching job with the Wisconsin Badgers. In his fourth season leading Utah State, Andersen had his best year at the best possible time. He led Utah State to the WAC Championship and a bowl win over the Toledo Rockets in the Famous Idaho potato Bowl this past Saturday. Andersen has a strong defensive background, which should fit in well in the Big 10 Conference. The 48-year-old Andersen was 26-24 at Utah State. He became the Aggies’ head coach after spending five seasons as the defensive coordinator at the University of Utah under Kyle Whittingham. In the four seasons before Andersen took over at Utah State, the Aggies won a total of nine games. They won 11 in 2012. Andersen will take over for Bret Bielema, who left to take the head coaching job with the Arkansas Razorback...
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