Twitter shocked to learn Gary Andersen is leaving Wisconsin

Wednesday December 10th, 2014

Wisconsin head football coach Gary Andersen left the school on Thursday to take over at Oregon State. 

It was a pretty shocking move and stunned plenty of people on Twitter, including Wisconsin players. 

• SCHNELL: Mike Riley embraces new challenge as Nebraska's head coach

Wisconsin will be forced to replace a coach who went 19-7 in two seasons with the Badgers. Whoever replaces Andersen will have to make do without Heisman candidate Melvin Gordon, who announced Wednesday he would declare for the NFL draft. 

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Melvin Gordon will enter 2015 NFL Draft

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