Recruiting tale of the tape: Alabama vs. Wisconsin

Recruiting Tale of the Tape: Wisconsin vs. Alabama

Paul Chryst's first game as Badgers coach comes against Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide. Recruiting reporter Derek Tyson joins Phil Murphy to offer a snapshot of Wisconsin and Alabama's 2016 recruiting efforts.

When Alabama takes on Wisconsin this Saturday (8 p.m. ET, ABC), the game will have major implications both on the field, and off -- in the realm of recruiting. New Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst is trying to start the season off with a bang, which would in turn help to establish recruiting momentum. Meanwhile, Alabama is trying to keep its place at the top of the recruiting world. The Crimson Tide have finished each of the last four years with the top class. Here’s a closer look at how the two teams stack up in recruiting: