First Offer in for Gault

Choosing to camp all three days at Wisconsin's first high school summer camp, Monona Grove (Wis.) junior offensive lineman Jaden Gault was rewarded with his first scholarship offer.

MADISON - The fifth time was the charm for Monona Grove (Wis.) offensive lineman Jaden Gault.

A frequent visitor to the campus of the University of Wisconsin, Gault was rewarded for his diligence with a full offer on the final day of UW's first high school summer camp.

"I'm ecstatic!" Gault told Badger Nation. "I'm still in shock and so honored to be offered by the back-to-back Big Ten champions."

Although the 6-7, 280-pound had been to campus plenty of times, Gault hadn't worked extensively with the Wisconsin coaching staff and offensive line coach Mike Markuson. That changed over the last three days, as the coaching over the three days Gault received gave him a big advantage.

"I just got better as each day went on from all the coaching," Gault said. "Just the constant feed back (from Markuson) and his high level of energy made it fun. It was an honor working with him. I've built a good relationship with him and coach (Matt) Canada."

Gault was always under the impression that he needed to get offers from other schools before getting a Wisconsin offer, which was why he was so surprised and excited when Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema extended him his first scholarship offer.

"Coach Bielema liked my flexibility, coach ability and my size for my age," said Gault. "He said he thinks I can play tackle or guard at the next level."

Gault has visited Georgia Tech this spring and is also getting interest Nebraska and Northern Illinois. While he isn't ready to commit quite yet, Gault said his only plan the rest of the spring is to possibly head to Michigan State after skipping out on the Spartans' senior camp.

"As of right now, this is my last camp," Gault said. "I might make a couple visits … and decide by the end of fall."

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