Former Wisconsin Coach Bielema Hired as Illinois Head Coach

The University of Illinois has hired former Wisconsin and Arkansas Head Coach Bret Bielema as its next Head Football Coach.

Bielema has signed a contract worth more than 4 million dollars per year, as was reported by

Beilema now turns to filling out his coaching staff. Among the candidates Bielema is considering are two former Wisconsin coaches, Ben Herbert and Charlie Partridge.

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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]