Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 10/3/13
This one has been long rumored, but after getting burned by the Donnell Vercher deal last season the Badgers learned the JUCO lesson and took their time this time around, but on Thursday it became official as Kenosha, WI native Joe Keels officially committed to the Badgers.  Not only is Keels a Wisconsin native, but he's also Melvin Gordon's cousin and played for Kenosha Bradford before taking off for Highland (Kan.) Community College.  The four-star prospect is the 15th member of the Badgers 2014 class at this point in time and his combination of size (6'4" and 275 lbs.) and speed could make him a candidate to play multiple roles for UW, according to Evan Flood of Badger 247 (our official recruiting partners).  "Even though it was a late offer to Keels, Wisconsin has been on the four-star defensive tackle for awhile and he addresses an immediate need to the defensive line that will be rather depleted at the end of the season," said 247sports Badger Insider Evan Flood. "...
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