Badgers the Favorite for Thurmon

Chicago Mt. Carmel (Ill.) defensive tackle Kevin Thurmon talks about his offer from Wisconsin.

After a good camp performance at Wisconsin in June, Kevin Thurmon added a Badger offer on Saturday night, the first Big Ten offer for the 6-foot-3, 250-pound defensive tackle.

"I feel very excited," he said. "I like Wisconsin a lot. I feel good."

That camp allowed Thurmon to work closely with the staff and see more of the school.

"I like it a lot. I'm very interested in the school and coaching staff. I like the defensive line coach (Chad Kauha'aha'a). I think he's a very good coach, and I'd love to play for him."

On a commitment date, Thurmon says, "if not this month, then either of my first two games."

Thurmon holds other offers from Bowling Green, Ball State, Eastern Michigan and Cincinnati. However, the Badgers are in strong position for him.

"They're favorite," he admitted.

The offer was a big moment for Thurmon, and he realizes he could not have gotten there without some great people around him.

"None of this would have happened without Coach Frank (Lenti) and Coach (Mark) Antonietti, and God and my father."


ScoutFootball.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Rising senior Mount Carmel defensive lineman Kevin Thurmon added an offer from Wisconsin after a big…

Forums


30 Fans online
    Join The Conversation

    Tweets