August 12, 2008

Cooks reels in first DB in 2009 class

It was only a matter of time before Wisconsin secured its first verbal from a defensive back in the 2009 class. Behind the recruiting efforts of secondary coach Kerry Cooks, the Badgers got a verbal from Texas star Joseph Peprah, a 6-foot, 195-pound safety from Plano East.

"I committed Friday to Wisconsin," the two-star athlete told Tuesday afternoon. "Coach Cooks was real excited to hear the news. I'm excited to join the Badger program."

Wisconsin now has 12 verbals in the current class.

Look for more on the story within the hour.

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