Wisconsin DT Headed to the MAC

Ladysmith, Wisconsin High School defensive tackle Zach Anderson has received interest from a number of Big Ten and MAC schools. Anderson recently decided to pull the trigger and get his decision over with before his senior season started. Learn where the 6-2, 295 lb. defensive tackle is headed in this report.

Zach Anderson recently visited Ball State and Western Michigan, and decided to become Northern Illinois football coach Jerry Kill's fourth commitment of the class of 2009.

HuskiePride.com talked with Ladysmith head football coach Woody Keeble to get the scoop on the Huskies' latest addition. "He went to camp down there and he told me ‘Coach it just feels right'," said Keeble. "He felt like the environment was right and the coaches were honest and upfront with him. Academically it was what he was looking for. He's really excited about this opportunity."

"They're getting a Tasmanian devil," Keeble said . "He's a three sport athlete. He throws shot and discus and goes to state in that every year. He goes to state in wrestling every year. He legitimately squatted 540 lbs. His love is football. He's excited about the opportunity to go to Northern Illinois. They are getting a really good athlete who loves to play football."

Anderson had also received interest from Ball State, Minnesota, North Dakota, North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Western Michigan, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Anderson joins quarterbacks A.J. Hill and Jordan Lynch, and cornerback Dominique Ware in the class of 2009 for the Huskies.

Stay tuned to HuskiePride.com for the very latest on NIU football recruiting.

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