With a band playing and cheerleaders dancing, Paul Chryst arrives for a press conference as the new head coach of the Wisconsin football team at the Nicholas-Johnson Pavilion in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
LEFT: Paul Chryst prepares his remarks backstage before the press conference. RIGHT: Chryst laughs while answering questions.
Chryst crosses paths with his wife, Robin, between a hectic afternoon of individual interviews with reporters following the press conference.
Chryst, right, visits with current offensive players, from left, quarterback Joel Stave, fullback Derek Watt, and running back Corey Clement, after the press conference.