Wisconsin has landed a verbal pledge from 3-star safety Scott Nelson, he announced on Twitter.
Nelson had 11 offers, including ones from Iowa, Michigan State, Penn State, Michigan and Nebraska. The Detroit Jesuit product is the No. 59 safety and No. 784 overall player in the class of 2017, according to the 247Sports Composite.
— Scotty Nelson 1️⃣0️⃣ (@_scottnelson) January 9, 2017
Nelson was down to Wisconsin and Iowa and picked the Badgers after being recruited by secondary coach Jim Leonhard.
Wisconsin’s 2017 class ranks eighth in the Big Ten and 38th nationally.
Here are Nelson’s senior highlights.