Bill Nagy Q&A

Hudson, Ohio offensive lineman – prospect profile

Bill Nagy, 6-foot-4, 300 pounds, will likely play guard in college, but could also end up at defensive tackle. He chose Wisconsin over Boston College.

Nagy played guard, defensive end and defensive tackle at Hudson (Ohio) High School. He said he had 79 knockdown blocks as a senior, and 48 tackles as a defensive lineman.

A three-star prospect, Nagy is ranked the No. 55 offensive lineman in the nation according to

Nagy is a three-sport athlete, also playing center on the basketball team and pitcher, first base and third base on the baseball team.

Nagy reported a 5.0 40-yard dash and a 400-pound bench press. He has a 3.5 grade-point average and scored a 23 on his ACT.

Badger Nation: Do you have a major picked out?

Nagy: "Not totally for sure but I think I want to go to the business school at Wisconsin."

BN: Do you have an idea of what position you might play at Wisconsin?

Nagy: "I'm thinking it will be guard but it's not totally for sure or anything like that. It (depends) on how I perform and stuff like that."

BN: Do you think there's a chance you'll end up on the defensive side?

Nagy: "There's a chance. Its not 100 percent offense but that's really what they recruited me as but I know that the coaches have said that they know I like to play defense."

BN: What are you most proud of for your high school career?

Nagy: "Most proud of? I'd say making it to the state playoffs three of the four years that I played. Hudson is not really known for football and to make it to the playoffs, that was a big deal for us."

BN: What's your favorite memory from your official to Wisconsin (Nov. 11)?

Nagy: "My favorite memory… I'll have to think about that. It was probably just hanging out with the football guys."

BN: Did you have a favorite college team?

Nagy: "No. I liked the Big Ten. I just watched the Big Ten."

BN: Do you have a favorite athlete or somebody that you emulated with your playing style?

Nagy: "Orlando Pace."

BN: Why in particular Orlando Pace?

Nagy: "Well, there's not really too many linemen that are that well-known and everything like that. I've kind of modeled everything that I've done after him."

Nagy: "They said that he was in the running for the Heisman and stuff like that. As a lineman, that was pretty crazy."

BN: Do you anticipate redshirting your first year at Wisconsin?

Nagy: "No. I'm trying to get prepared to play but it's really just how I perform. I just want to prepare myself and the coaches will decide when I play. I'm just doing everything I can to play."

BN: Any goals picked out for yourself for your time at UW?

Nagy: "I just want to play football. I don't really have any goals."

BN: Just kind of take it as it comes?

Nagy: "I'm just going to work as hard as I can and let everything fall into place and that will be good."

BN: Do you have an idea of where you want to be in 10 years?

Nagy: "My dream is to be in the NFL but if not, just being successful in the business world."

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