Tranquill on Wisconsin's Radar

Rated a four-star tailback but having the potential to play safety in college, Ft. Wayne (IN) Carroll junior Justin Tranquill has been receiving plenty of early mail and interest from Wisconsin.

There was lots of talent at the Core 6 Showcase Sunday in Ohio, which featured many recruits from various states like Fort Wayne (IN) Carroll athlete Justin Tranquill, who won the defense MVP honor at the event. Wisconsin has put an emphasis on recruiting the Midwest and it is no shocker they're showing interest.

"I've come home to Wisconsin letters on a regular basis," Tranquill told BadgerNation. "I haven't spoken with any coaches in awhile. I am definitely interested in Wisconsin. They are a great football program, along with having excellent academics. I am just getting started in my recruiting process so no school has been ruled out."

The 5-11, 195-pound athlete sits as the No. 34 running back in the nation and a four-star recruit by Scout.com, as well as running a reported a 4.4 forty time. While he holds offers from Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, Toledo and Western Michigan, he is still working on earning more offers, like one from Wisconsin.

"It would be a huge blessing for to get a Wisconsin offer, but it would be exciting to receive an offer from a school that is on the rise and has tons of upcoming potential," Tranquill said. "In the last month I have received offers from Indiana, Illinois, Cincinnati and Western Michigan, but I am still working hard."

As far as upcoming visits, the calendar doesn't look too overly packed at the moment due to other things interfering with dates.

"The only thing set in stone I got is Notre Dame on March 1st," said Tranquill. "I have received invites from Michigan State, Western Michigan and Northern Illinois junior days, but I haven't had set plans for theirs yet due to scheduling conflicts."


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