August 5, 2006

'Welcome to the Badger family...' Patrick Butrym

The Wisconsin Badgers football program has landed its fifth in-state commitment, and seventh overall, of 2007 when Waukesha Memorial Catholic tight end Patrick Butrym gave his verbal commitment to head coach Bret Bielema Friday.

According to Butrym, who spoke with Saturday afternoon, the thought of playing for the home-state Badgers has been strong in his mind for sometime and it became overwhelmingly evident this past Monday.

Butrym also considered offers from Minnesota and Duke.

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