It’s been a hectic two weeks for Bret Bielema and the Wisconsin coaching staff.
Arthur Goldberg (pictured) committed to Wisconsin following his three-day stay in Madison, Wisconsin.
Following the completion of their high school camp schedule, the Badger staff has received four verbal commitments and have extended a number of scholarship offers.
That said, Badger247 thought it would be fitting to take a look back and recap the events that took place over the last two weeks.
The following is a recap of recruiting events dating back to June 12, 2011.
6/12/11: Steve Wiltfong, 247’s Midwest Recruiting Analyst, is first to report that Wisconsin had extended an offer to Steven Elmer, a 6-foot-6, 294-pound offensive tackle. Elmer, a 2013 prospect, attended Wisconsin’s one-day the day prior to receiving his offers.
6/13/11: Wiltfong catches up with Elmer regarding his offer from Wisconsin.
Link: Badgers impress 2013 OT
6/13/11: This time, Wiltfong speaks with Kyle Bosch, a 6-foot-5, 278-pound offensive lineman from Wheaton (Ill.) St. Francis, to discuss his camp session at Wisconsin and offer from Iowa. Bosch is also a 2013 prospect.
6/13/11: Kyle Heikkinen of Badger247 is first to get word of a possible commitment from Kyle Dodson, a 6-foot-6, 330-pound offensive tackle from Cleveland (OH) Heights.
Link: No. 5 on the way?
6/13/11: Heikkinen confirms that Dodson in fact gave his verbal commitment to Bret Bielema and the Wisconsin Badgers. Dodson selected the Badgers over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State.
6/14/11: Steve Wiltfong is the first to report that Gehrig Dieter, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound wide receiver from South Bend (Ind.) Washington, received a scholarship offer from Wisconsin based on his one-day camp performance. Dieter’s offer was contingent on an SAT score that he was expecting to receive later in the week.
6/15/11: Evan Flood, Badger247’s Recruiting Analyst, speaks with Maurice Fleming, an athlete out of Chicago (Ill.) Curie, prior to his trip to Madison, Wisconsin.
Link: Fleming delays visit
6/16/11: Flood also catches up with Sean Culkin, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound tight end from Largo, Florida, prior to his three-day camp at Wisconsin. Culkin, a 2012 prospect, was excited about potentially landing an offer from the Badgers.
Link: Culkin next in line?
6/16/11: Kevin Brown, a 2012 safety prospect from Indianapolis (Ind.) Lawrence Central, receives offers from Cincinnati and Indiana. Brown, listed at 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, was optimistic about landing an offer from Wisconsin at their upcoming camp.
6/17/11: Walker Williams, who did not attend Wisconsin’s camp, told Kyle Heikkinen that Wisconsin was expecting to take four or five offensive linemen in the class of 2012. Williams, a massive offensive lineman from the state of Washington, also tells Heikkinen, first, that he expects to take his second unofficial visit to Wisconsin in August.
6/19/11: Luke Stampini of SoFlaFootball, speaks with Danny Isidora, a 6-foot-4, 335-pound offensive lineman from Weston (Fla.) Cypress Bay. Isidora, a relatively unknown as it pertains to Wisconsin, lists the Badgers in his top four along with Michigan, Miami and North Carolina.
6/20/11: Badger247 is the first to report that Kelby Latta and Jeremy Smith, both 2012 prospects expected to camp in Madison, did not make the trek to Wisconsin from their respective states. Latta, a rumored Wisconsin lean, says Wisconsin may have slowed on him due to a shoulder injury. Not only that, Smith, lists Wisconsin as his current favorite.
Link: Tidbits: Camp Session II
6/21/11: Kyle Heikkinen is the first to report that Wisconsin received a camp visit from Reggie Mitchell, a 6-foot, 180-pound cornerback from Pittsburgh (PA) Shady Side Academy.
6/21/11: Badger247 speaks with local prospect, Jamar Morris, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound wide receiver from Madison (Wis.) Memorial, about his camp experience and Wisconsin. Morris, also a talented basketball prospects, decides to pursue football in college.
6/22/11: Evan Flood is the first to speak with Jayme Thompson, a 2013 safety prospects, in this video interview following Wisconsin’s second camp. Thompson lists Wisconsin as his current favorite.
6/22/11: Badger247 is first to report that Wisconsin offered 2013 wide receiver prospect Rob Wheelwright. Wheelwright, who received his offer following camp, is also garner interest from Cincinnati, Syracuse, Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State and Toledo.
6/22/11: Again, Badger247 is first to report that Wisconsin received a camp visit from Zachary Green, an elite running back prospect from the state of California. Green, listed at 5-foot-9, 210 pounds, camped for three days at UW.
6/22/11: After finishing his one-day camp at Wisconsin, Kevin Brown did not receive an offer from the UW coaching staff and committed to Cincinnati.
6/22/11: Evan Flood speaks with Efe Scott-Emuakpor, a 2012 wide out from East Lansing (MI), following his one-day camp visit to Wisconsin.
6/23/11: After his one-day stop at Wisconsin, Evan Flood is the first to report that Maurice Fleming lands a scholarship offer from the Badgers.
6/23/11: Evan Flood reports that Hugs Etienne, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound cornerback from South Plantation, Florida, commits to the University of Wisconsin.
Link: Badgers Land No.6
6/23/11: After a week of waiting, Badger247 is first to report that Reggie Mitchell landed his first BCS offer from Wisconsin.
6/23/11: Evan Flood catches up with 2013 offensive lineman Ethan Pocic following his offer from Wisconsin following camp. Currently, Pocic's older brother, Graham, plays for the University of Illinois. Graham was recruited heavily by Wisconsin in 2008.
6/24/11: Flood also speaks with Ty Isaac, 2013 running back from Joliet Catholic Academy (IL), following his camp stop in Madison.
6/24/11: Although he had qualified academically with an adequate SAT score, Gehrig Dieter does not receiver an offer from Wisconsin and is told a possible decision on a scholarship offer wouldn’t come until September.
6/24/11: Mitchell doesn’t waste much time and commits to Wisconsin. Badger247 once again breaks the commitment of the aforementioned Mitchell.
Link: UW lands PA cornerback
6/24/11: Wisconsin lands their second commitment of the day when Arthur Goldberg, a 6-foot-3, 275-pound defensive tackle from Pittsburgh (PA) Mt. Lebanon, selected Wisconsin after spending three days in Madison for camp.
6/24/11: After camping and receiving an offer from Wisconsin, Maurice Fleming commits to Iowa.
6/25/11: Evan Flood speaks with DeAndre Rollins, a linebacker from Euclid, Ohio. Rollins, a 2012 prospect, has always dreamed about playing for Wisconsin.
6/25/11: In his first interview following Wisconsin's summer camp, Adam Pankey, a 6-foot-5, 300-pound offensive lineman from Hamilton, Ohio, discusses his visit to Madison. Pankey tells Badger247 that he expects Wisconsin to offer and even lists a top three.