Wisconsin Football: Former Badgers Join Coaching Staff


Former Wisconsin football players Jeff Duckworth and Pat Muldoon have joined the Badgers coaching staff

On a staff already loaded with former Wisconsin football players, two more former Badgers have joined the coaches at UW Madison.

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These additions include former wide receiver Jeff Duckworth and defensive lineman Pat Muldoon as graduate assistants.

Former offensive lineman Al Johnson was added as a graduate assistant earlier this spring.

Duckworth played at UW from 2010-2013, recording 398 career receptions for 498 yards and four touchdowns.

You certainly remember his most famous catch:

"#TBT Four years ago today, DangeRussWilson found Jeff Duckworth on a little 4th down play you might remember: https://t.co/Ke2WjV3wy4— Nick Zweifel (@iRideTrek) December 3, 2015"

Duckworth was most recently a graduate assistant at Kent State.

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Muldoon, who also left another graduate assistant position (Florida Atlantic) to come to UW.

He spent the same time period at UW as Duckworth (2010-13) and  recorded 66 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss in his career.

Johnson was a three-year starter at Wisconsin from 2000-2003. He was a team captain his senior season.

He spent five seasons in the NFL after being drafted in the second round, and was most recently a Division III assistant at St. Norberts.

They join a coaching staff that is loaded with Wisconsin alumni.

Here’s the Wisconsin alumni currently on staff for the Badgers:

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The Badgers clearly have made bringing alumni  back to coach the team a priority.