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Reports: Chryst to be hired as Wisconsin football head coach

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MADISON -- The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Thursday night that the University of Wisconsin was "poised" to make Paul Chryst its next head football coach.

   Friday, UW A.D. Barry Alvarez said the University cannot make a hire before Wednesday, December 17, based on UW hiring regulations.

   Chryst is a former Badgers assistant, including stints as co-offensive coordinator, tight ends coach and quarterbacks coach. He's also a former Badgers quarterback. He is 19-19 at Pittsburgh, including 6-6 this season with a game against Houston coming up Jan. 2 in the Armed Forces Bowl.

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