(Madison, WI) -- The Wisconsin football team closes the book on its 2016 season with a final ranking of ninth in the national media poll.
The Badgers went 11-3 in its second season with head coach Paul Chryst, after winning the Cotton Bowl against Western Michigan on January second. The Badgers had a Top Ten finish for the first time in five seasons. Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says California wants to interview Badgers' defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox for its vacant coaching spot. That's after Sonny Dykes was fired on Sunday.