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What they are saying

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 4:26 a.m.

Former Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema got the Badgers to three consecutive Rose Bowls, losing to TCU in 2011 and to Oregon in 2012 before making it to the 2013 version against Stanford with a victory over Nebraska in Indianapolis on Saturday.

Former Wisconsin Coach Bret Bielema got the Badgers to three consecutive Rose Bowls, losing to TCU in 2011 and to Oregon in 2012 before making it to the 2013 version against Stanford with a victory over Nebraska in Indianapolis on Saturday.

WRITERS “So [Bret] Bielema played this exactly right. He gave Wisconsin seven years, brought the program to its ceiling and left before bumping his head on it. Now he’s got a new challenge at a school with plenty of resources and a fan base that will unite behind him. It’s a fresh start, and a lucrative one at that. In a sport where a coach can get fired two years after winning a national title, that’s never a bad thing.” Dave Wolken, USA Today “He is a no-nonsense head coach that isn’t afraid to speak his mind and be bold, when warranted.

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