Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 12/4/12
Asked about how he feels seeing Ohio State and Penn State go through various troubles with the NCAA at a time when other programs around the country were wrestling with some other problems, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema replied "It's a good day to be a Badger." Those days, apparently, are over. Bielema has been hired away from Wisconsin to be the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks. As first reported by Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports and later reported by others, Arkansas is expected to name Bielema as their head coach today, with a more formal announcement possibly coming on Wednesday. To say this news came out of nowhere is an understatement for sure. It is a solid hire by Arkansas and a crucial blow to Wisconsin. Wisconsin is coming off their second straight Big Ten Championship game victory, against Nebraska, to clinch a third straight trip to the Rose Bowl, a game Wisconsin has come up short in two straight seasons. Few would argue that Bielema has played a leading r...
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