MADISON, Wis. -- Well, say this about Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen: At least he is being patient in his quest to declare a pecking order in the Badgers' starting quarterback battle.
Though practices would seem to clearly indicate a two-man competition brewing between Curt Phillips and Joel Stave, Andersen is not ready to proclaim junior-college transfer Tanner McEvoy out of the race. Not yet, anyway.
"Not until we get past next Monday, and then I think we'll be able to really turn around and say exactly where it sits and what's going on," Andersen said following Wednesday's second practice. "Tanner still needs his opportunity. We all have to remember he's minus 15 practices (in spring) and he's also minus the opportunity. He had summer, but there's a lot that goes into that. Again, hopefully the waters calm a little bit and he has an opportunity to compete at a high level on Monday, and then we'll go from there with all three of them."
Monday will represent the second of two fal...