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Wisconsin could have several shake-ups in the coaching staff, too.

Defensive coordinator Dave Doeren was named head coach of Northern Illinois on Dec. 13, and multiple reports say offensive coordinator Paul Chryst could be leaving.

Bielema, who was recruiting on Tuesday, said he believes he’s built a foundation for success in a stronger Big Ten that will include Nebraska, a conference title game and several teams looking for revenge after Wisconsin’s scoreboard-scorching performances during a seven-game winning streak.

“For the guys that return out of that locker room, I really think they enjoyed the taste of success,” Bielema said. “Hopefully, they’ll keep that taste in their mouths and want to return to it next year.”