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Paul Chryst shares his expectations for QB Graham Mertz entering 2022

Paul Chryst addressed the media Tuesday afternoon as Wisconsin prepares to embark on fall camp. One of the big storylines heading into the season is the development of QB Graham Mertz. Wisconsin has gone 13-7 with a pair of bowl wins the past 2 seasons with Mertz serving as the...

WATCH: Paul Chryst speaks from Big Ten Media Day

INDIANAPOLIS -- Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst addressed the media for roughly 11 minutes during Tuesday's Big Ten media day. The Badgers are coming off a 9-4 campaign in 2021, including a win over Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Chryst and UW will be looking to return to the Big Ten Championship game for the first time since 2019, the first two-year drought in the program's history since the title game was introduced in 2011.

Paul Chryst defends former Wisconsin assistant Bill Sheridan, who resigned after three months on the job

INDIANAPOLIS – Mark D’Onofrio wasn’t a factor when Paul Chryst brought in a veteran assistant in late February to coach Wisconsin’s inside linebackers. Less than four months after he was hired, Bill Sheridan was out as UW’s inside linebackers coach because of an ongoing NCAA investigation and D’Onofrio had taken his place, back in football for the first time since the 2018 season.

Paul Chryst discusses big potential of defense

Wisconsin is a team that has a solid identity under head coach Paul Chryst. Part of that has been playing dominant defense. Even with that, Chryst spoke at Big Ten Media Days about how this year’s defense has a chance to be special. “We’ve been fortunate,” Paul Chryst said....

Paul Chryst details how Graham Mertz has grown as a leader

Speaking during Big Ten media days, Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst spoke about the growth he’s seen in quarterback Graham Mertz as a leader. Mertz is entering his fourth year with Wisconsin as a redshirt junior, coming off a season with a less-than-stellar offensive production as a starter. Last season, Mertz finished with 1,958 yards and 10 touchdowns with 11 interceptions.

Paul Chryst comments on resignation, investigation surrounding Bill Sheridan

Wisconsin had to make a coaching change during the offseason after ILB coach Bill Sheridan stepped down. In a recent interview at B1G Media Days on Wednesday, Wisconsin HC Paul Chryst stated that he wasn’t happy with how the situation was handled according to Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Everything Paul Chryst said from the podium at B1G Media Days

Wisconsin had another strong season in 2021 with 9 wins and a bowl game. Unfortunately, the Badgers have not been back to the B1G Championship Game since 2019. As Paul Chryst prepares for 2022, Wisconsin enters a season as the heavy preseason favorites to win the West division and get back to Indianapolis. If the Badgers hope to achieve that, QB Graham Mertz will need to take a step forward.