June 27, 2006

Commitment on the way

The University of Wisconsin football program is about to receive its third in-state commitment from Platteville athlete Louis Nzegwu when he makes a verbal pledge to the Badgers in about two weeks.

Nzegwu's status with the Badgers was updated this morning by WisconsinPreps.com and this afternoon BadgerBlitz.com caught up with the 6-foot-2, 230-pounder in cooperation with WisconsinPreps.com.

Nzegwu told this site that the Badgers offered him a scholarship after camp on Monday. It was at camp where Nzegwu tested at defensive end and faced offensive tackles Chad Henning of Sun Prairie and UW commitment Josh Oglesby of St. Francis and impressed Bret Bielema and his staff.

Nzegwu is waiting to make a formal commitment because his father, Louis, Sr., is out of town and the two need to talk things over.

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