Benzschawel Flips to Wisconsin

After missing out on a scholarship offer following Wisconsin's high school summer camp, Grafton (WI) athlete Beau Benzschawel decided to commit to Syracuse earlier this month. When Wisconsin finally came through with an offer, Benzschawel didn't take long to switch his commitment.

Wisconsin has been offering many more offensive line prospects lately to fill up its offensive line depth and offered in-state Grafton (WI) offensive tackle Beau Benzschawel.

It didn't take long for him to think about the offer as he decided to go ahead and de-commit from Syracuse to become a Badger.

"I was offered by Wisconsin," Benzschawel told BadgerNation. "I have decided to give my verbal commitment to Coach Strickland."

The 17th commit in Wisconsin's 2014 class and the seventh from in-state, Benzschawel (6-6, 250 pounds) originally committed to Syracuse in early October over other offers from Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Iowa State, North Dakota, Northern Colorado and Wyoming.

Benzschawel is the No. 51 offensive tackle and a three-star commit by Fox Sports Next, but is extremely versatile, working out at defensive end and tight end during his camp at Wisconsin.

Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen, who offered him Wednesday night and accepted his commitment Thursday afternoon, told Benzschawel he could play a number of positions when he gets on campus.

"It has always been my dream to play for Wisconsin," said Benzschawel. "I really like how Coach Andersen puts his players first, and he's a great coach."

As of right now, Benzschawel is the fourth offensive linemen commit in the class to go along with Michael Deiter, George Panos and Jaden Gault.

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