Badgers are Jacked up over new QB

You don’t know Jack

(Until you read our interview with the top-ranked Wisconsin QB)

Madison, WI — The first thing Badger fans should keep in mind when considering how long it takes for a 2017 recruit to actually start making an impact is that your starting quarterback, Alex Hornibrook is a redshirt Freshman.  

Coach Chryst even said in an interview that he “…wanted to make sure we had two quarterbacks who could play” going on to say, “We’re going to need both across the season.”  With that in mind, getting to know Jack Coan might be a good idea considering by this time next year he might be under center for the Badgers.

According to Rivals, Jack is the 12th best pro-style quarterback in the country and the only other team in the Big 10 that’s landed a higher ranked pro-style QB was Penn State, with the Sean Clifford commitment.  

While Michigan and Ohio State exclusively went after duel threat QB’s, Wisconsin was busy recruiting one of the most refined quarterbacks in the country.  Coan has worked with some of the best names in football to improve his game and he can be seen pictured below with legendary QB Phil Sims. 

Jack had the privilege of working with legendary quarterback Phil Sims to improve his game.  Jack Coan (left) with Phil Sims (right) 

The recruitment process was smooth because Jack already had a lot of respect for Wisconsin for both their academics as well as the athletics – not to mention how much he loved the city of Madison.  

Seeing is believing and actions speak louder than words, so when Jack saw a freshman quarterback starting against Akron on one of his visits to Wisconsin he must have felt as though he’d be given the chance to make an immediate impact.  


Jack Coan (left) pictured with his new head coach Paul Chryst (right)




HEIGHT: 6’4”



Highlights from our interview with Jack:

Q: Who’s your biggest influence when it comes to football?

A: “When it comes to football, my biggest influence is my high school coach named coach Hoss”

Q: What’s your favorite interest or hobby outside of school and football?

A: “My favorite hobby is going to the beach.”

Q: What made you choose Wisconsin over other schools?

A: “I loved coach Chryst and his whole staff. The academics are great. And Wisconsin is the best college town in America”

Q: What’s your major going to be in the fall?

A: “My major is going to be business.”

Q: Which college football team did you root for growing up?

A: “I didn’t have a favorite college team growing up” 

(I think it’s safe to say Jack finally has a favorite college football team!)

  You can follow Jack on Twitter:  and be sure to check out his highlight reel on Hudl

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