Wisconsin Football: More targets coming to Madison in second wave of visits

Franklin quarterback Myles Burkett (10) high steps into the end zone during the game at Oak Creek on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.Sn Ocfootball 7397
Franklin quarterback Myles Burkett (10) high steps into the end zone during the game at Oak Creek on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.Sn Ocfootball 7397 /

The Wisconsin football team kicked off the ending of the year-long dead period by hosting ten prospects last weekend, including four of the top in-state prospects. Although they didn’t gain any commitments, there was seemingly a lot of progress made for the Badgers with some of these recruits.

Wisconsin isn’t done with the big visits. On June 17 and 18, the Badgers will be hosting seven more big prospects.

Myles Burkett – QB

The Badgers’ lone commit in the 2022 class, quarterback Myles Burkett (Franklin, WI) will take his official visit on the 17th. Burkett did make an appearance last weekend, getting in on a picture of potential teammates in the future.

Burkett is a 3-star prospect according to 247Sports. He is the 40th ranked quarterback and 634th recruit overall.

Burkett has been busy recruiting for the Badgers and getting into their ears. He’s the only commit right now, but I don’t think that lasts long, and Burkett could be a part of that.

KJ Miles – DL

KJ Miles (Jersey City, NJ) is the top recruit visiting Wisconsin on June 17. According to 247Sports, Miles is a 4-star prospect. He is the 53rd-ranked defensive lineman and the 347th overall prospect in the country.

The Wisconsin football team is clearly looking to add more depth to the defensive line position. Last weekend, the Badgers hosted Curtis Neal and Felix Hixon. Neal’s recruitment seems optimistic, but it feels like the Badgers may take more than one defensive lineman if they can, and Miles will hopefully be one of them.

Miles has 26 scholarship offers from some big-time programs like Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, and more.

Currently, 247Sports’ Crystal Ball has two predictions in favor of Wisconsin football with a 4 (medium) confidence level.

Quentel Jones – DL

The other defensive lineman visiting Wisconsin on the 17th will be Quentel Jones (Fort Valley, GA). Jones is a 3-star prospect who is the 84th defensive lineman and 549th overall prospect in the country.

Like Miles, the Badgers are targeting Jones to add some depth to their defensive line group.

He has 19 scholarship offers, including offers from Miami, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Arkansas, Indiana, Oregon, and more. He just visited Miami last weekend, but it sounds like are prioritizing another defensive lineman, Zane Durant, more. He will visit Tennessee the week after Wisconsin.

Currently, Jones doesn’t have a Crystal Ball Prediction.

Avyonne Jones – CB

Like defensive line, the Wisconsin football team is also looking to add some depth to the cornerback position in this recruiting class. They hosted Caleb Coley and A’Khoury Lyde last weekend and now they are bringing in Avyonne Jones (Southlake, TX) for an official visit on June 17th.

Jones has been targeted by the Badgers for quite some time. He committed to Oklahoma St. in April but decomitted just a month later. By opening his recruitment back up, the Badgers were able to get back into the race.

Jones is a 3-star prospect, the 97th cornerback, and the 1,000th overall prospect in the country. He has offers from 24 schools, including Arizona, Louisville, Colorado, Cal, Arkansas, Tennessee, and more. He has already visited Arizona and will have visits with Colorado (June 11), Wisconsin (June 17), and Lousiville (June 25).

Jones currently has three different Crystal Ball Predictions on 247Sports. One for Wisconsin, one for Texas Tech, and one still for Oklahoma St. As of right now, Wisconsin is the only team of those three to have an official visit set up with Jones.

Tommy McIntosh – WR

Tommy McIntosh (Dewitt, MI) is a prospect who is very quietly blowing up. 247Sports doesn’t even have him rated. Even though he is ‘unranked,’ McIntosh has 20 Division I scholarship offers. Apart from Wisconsin, he holds offers from Iowa, Indiana, Texas, West Virginia, and more.

Right now, McIntosh is listed as a receiver, but word is that Wisconsin could be looking at McIntosh as a tight end. After things have fallen through with Micah Riley-Ducker, the Badgers have a few irons in the fire, and the idea of McIntosh playing tight end could be one of them.

Outside of Wisconsin, he has visits set up with Indiana (June 11) and Iowa (June 25). He currently does not have a Crystal Ball Prediction.

Barrett Nelson – OT

Barrett Nelson (Fall River, WI), is the younger brother of current Wisconsin football player, Jack Nelson. His dad also played for the Badgers.

Nelson is considered a 3-star prospect and the 110th offensive tackle in the country.

The Badgers are considered a clear favorite to land Nelson and it would be a big surprise if he went elsewhere. He currently has three Crystal Ball Predictions on 247Sports. All three have the Badgers with a medium or high confidence level.

JT Seagreaves – TE

JT Seagreaves (Monroe, WI) is a new development with Wisconsin football recruiting. He was at the Badgers’ two-day camp and apparently really impressed the coaches. He hasn’t earned a scholarship offer from the Badgers yet, but he did enough for the Badgers to invite him on an official visit. He will visit on Friday, June 18th.

Like McIntosh, Seagreaves has emerged as an option at tight end for the Badgers.

He currently has one scholarship offer from Illinois St., but that could change if the visit goes well. He currently has no Crystal Ball Predictions.