Chryst ranked 17th

Wisconsin Badgers head football coach Paul Chryst is ranked 17″‘-best in the country among Power-5 coaches, according to a panel of seven analysts. Chryst is moving up six spots after checking in at number-23 last year. The C-B-S Sports panel says “he never gets as much credit as he deserves” after going 52-and-16 in five seasons, with three division titles. Five Big Ten Conference coaches are ranked above the Badgers head man — Penn State’s James Franklin (number nine), Ohio State’s Ryan Day (10), Michigan’s Jim Flarbaugh (12), Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz (14) and Minnesota’s PJ Fleck (15). Alabama coach Nick Saban was again ranked number-one.