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St. Croix Central graduate Todd Willert (above) coached Danny O'Brien in high school in North Carolina.

New Wisconsin Badger quarterback was coached by St. Croix Central graduate

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The football world is abuzz because the Wisconsin Badgers were able to reel in quarterback Danny O'Brien, who is currently at the University of Maryland.

If you want to know about O'Brien, there isn't a better source than 1990 St. Croix Central graduate Todd Willert. Willert was O'Brien's coach at East Forsyth High School in Kernersville, N.C. Willert has been the head coach at East Forsyth since 2004.

Willert helped O'Brien to make the decision to join the Badgers.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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