Showing that one can never have too many big and strong offensive linemen at a school that values the run, it was no surprise when Bostad made a strong push for Scout's 36th-ranked offensive guard Ryan Groy for the 2009 class.
Running a 4.91 40-yard dash and testing at a 27.5-inch vertical, 360 pounds on the bench, 500 pounds on the squat and 355pounds on the clean, Groy led the Middleton Cardinals to a 6-3 record last season but couldn't get his team past the first round of the WIAA Division I playoffs, falling to Milwaukee Marquette 42-14.
This season, Groy and his teammates are setting their sights higher and with two weeks down in the season, Middleton sits in first place in the Big 8 Conference. In two games, Middleton has ran for 399 yards and nine touchdowns while passing for 312 yards and one touchdown.
Winning 30-14 over Madison West on Friday, Badger Nation's Matt Fleming took to the sidelines to get some shots of the future Badger ...