Sheehy Pulls the Trigger

Wisconsin football keeps rolling in the class of 2014, as Milwaukee Marquette junior defensive end Conor Sheehy commits to the Badgers over the weekend.

MADISON - Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema hinted on his television show that the new upgrades to Camp Randall's facilities gave his team a commitment that it didn't expect.

On an unofficial visit to the campus over the weekend, Milwaukee Marquette defensive end Conor Sheehy was impressed enough was the facilities and the program to commit to Wisconsin's 2014 recruiting class, ending his recruitment before it even got started.

Milwaukee Marquette high school coach Jeffrey Mazurczak confirmed the commitment.

The 6-4, 240-pound Sheehy had a fantastic summer camp run, earning offers from Wisconsin and Michigan in the process and attracting interest from Michigan State and Northwestern.

Sheehy represents the fourth verbal commitment in Wisconsin's 2014 signing class, which includes in-state offensive linemen Jaden Gault (Monona) and George Panos (Hartland) and Sturgis (Mich.) quarterback Chance Stewart.

"He's got a terrific work ethic," Mazurczak told Fox Sports' Allen Trieu of Sheehy. "That's what got him to where he is. He'll live in the weight room. He loves to continue to improve. We saw that as a young freshman. We heard from our freshman staff that he was a hard worker. He was probably 225-230 then, and throughout his sophomore year, he continued to just get bigger. In the off-season, after that year on the field for us, he was involved in power lifting, which was huge."

We'll have more, including an interview with Sheehy, later

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