Commitment Impact: Serge Trezy

The third safety prospect to commit to Wisconsin's 2014 recruiting class, Eastern Arizona College's Serge Trezy brings an element of speed that will benefit the Badgers' secondary and special teams. Badger Nation examines the impact.

Committed Over: Serge Trezy picked Wisconsin over Cincinnati, his other favorite, and offers from Ball State, Baylor, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Iowa State, Memphis, Washington State and others.

Rated: Trezy is currently ranked a three-star prospect by Scout.com.

On Film: A lot of the film that is out there is of Trezy playing tailback, where he rushed for 814 yards, 7.8 yards per carry, and six touchdowns this past season. Trezy will be playing safety and a return specialist, and the below film shows plenty of potential. Trezy looks like he hits hard, with force and tackles the right way. His overall speed (a sub 4.3 40-yard dash) and his closing speed jump off the film.

There aren't too many plays of Trezy playing defensive back, but the snapshot of him from playing off the line of scrimmage show him have the ability to come up in run coverage, get through the line and make a play in the backfield. Wisconsin's 3-4 defense was good this past year, but the Badgers would say they didn't make enough plays in the backfield.

Recruiting Impact: Trezy is on pace to graduate in the spring, but could get everything done by January. Either way, he'll be at UW in the summer. Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen has spoken about his desire to bring in junior college players who fit with what UW wants athletically and academically. There have been quite a few players UW has offered who fit the former, but not the latter. Trezy will be the third safety prospect UW has grabbed in this class, joining Lubern Figaro and Austin Hudson, and the only junior college player.

Wisconsin is still recruiting Andre Godfrey and D'Cota Dixon, but both of those players have felt like long shots for the last few months. Godfrey took an official in October, but Dixon hasn't.

Quotable: "I feel like Wisconsin is the place for me to be and it feels good to be a Badger. The in-home visit went really well. That is when I decided to commit to Wisconsin."- Trezy

Final Thought: Trezy is a raw talent and will need some time to develop after playing a lot of running back over two years. Still it's hard to discount his speed and his instincts. Wisconsin has been putting a high emphasis on improving team speed, and Trezy certainly fits that bill. There is definitely a chance for him to contribute next season on certain defensive packages and certainly on special teams.

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