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Report: Utah State's Andersen will be next UW football coach


Madison, WISCONSIN (WXOW)  Barry Alvarez and the University of Wisconsin are poised to hire Utah State's Gary Andersen as the new head football coach.

The Wisconsin State Journal and the Journal-Sentinel both citing sources in reports Tuesday night that Andersen is the chosen one to replace Bret Bielema.

Andersen has been the head coach at Utah State for the last 4 seasons where he's gone 26-22.

But this season the Aggies are 11-2 and ranked 18th in the nation.

Andersen's Utah St. squad almost beat Wisconsin earlier this season, losing 16-14 after their kicker missed a field goal with 6 seconds left.

Before Utah St. Andersen spent 5 seasons as a defensive assistant at Utah.

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