Logan Bruss (Allen Trieu / Scout)

Badgers Football: A closer look at incoming Wisconsin freshman Logan Bruss

With Wisconsin football set to begin summer conditioning June 18th, we profile some of the new scholarship players set to join the program.

Logan Bruss

Offensive Guard

Commitment Date: 2/22/16

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Accolades

Unanimous first-team all-state selection by the Associated Press as a senior … also first-team all-state by AP as a junior … two-time all-state selection by Wisconsin Football Coaches Association … finalist for Joe Thomas Award presented to state’s top senior offensive lineman … named Offensive Lineman of the Year in Fox Valley Association North Division as a junior and senior … first-team All-FVA North as a junior and senior … three-year letterwinner in track, earning all-conference honors in the discus … also played basketball … Academic All-State selection.

Recruiting Competition

Bruss committed to Wisconsin over offers from Buffalo, Michigan, Nebraska and North Dakota State.

Why Wisconsin?

"Everything about Madison makes me want to be a Badger. It is close to home, there is a great program and school to get an education. My family and I love all of the coaches there as well." 

Coach’s Comments

“Besides being athletic and powerful, he plays with great technique. He’s physical, he’s able to show an explosiveness on the field, he’s tied together with punch timing in the run game and pass protection. He bounces guys around, so he’s a step ahead with some of the technique things you hope to see.” – offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph

Scouting Report

Logan played a lot of tackle in high school, but projects at guard in college. If you lined up across from him, you probably ended up on the ground a lot. He finishes his blocks. He drives and runs his feet to the whistle. He's a mobile, technically sound lineman who did well in pass pro and can deliver a key seal block. He still has room to fill in, but will do that in college. He has a chance to be a very good guard or center for the Badgers in our estimation because of the type of nastiness and toughness he plays with.

BadgerNation Prediction

When it comes to the best high school football programs in the country, it’s a huge benefit for Wisconsin to have one just a couple hours up the road in Kimberly. The Papermakers have won three straight Division-1 state championship (four straight with their 2013 D-2 title) and 56 straight games, the longest active winning streak in the country. Bruss has paved the way for the program, not giving up a sack his junior year and helping the offense average 42.4 points per game last year, including averaging over 236 yards per game on the ground. After a year in a college weight room, don’t be surprised if Bruss brings that same type of production to the interior of Wisconsin’s offensive line.

 


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