MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin quarterback Curt Phillips is no stranger to success in the two-minute drill, and that experience appears to be serving him well as he tries to win the Badgers' starting job in fall camp.
During Saturday's practice, the 15th of 28 this fall, Phillips demonstrated his poise in such a situation, perhaps pushing ahead again in a back-and-forth battle with Joel Stave for the top signal-caller spot. Phillips led a 14-play, 70-yard drive for a touchdown in impressive fashion with the first-team offense against the No. 1 defense. He completed 7 of 13 passes for 69 yards, and two of his incompletions were spikes to stop the clock.
Stave, meanwhile, closed practice with the second-team offense in the two-minute drill. He completed 1 of 4 passes for eight yards. His fourth-and-two slant pass to receiver Jeff Duckworth was dropped to end practice.
Andersen said command of the team and chemistry for the offense to play in unison were vital components he was ...