It looks like ex Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist will soon join the Wisconsin Badgers program, sources close to both programs told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
I guess Sconnie is becoming very good at “free agent quarterback signings.” They got Russell Wilson for one year after he graduated from NC State, and all he’s done is break the single season passing efficiency record (well, he’s one game away) and lead the Badgers to the Big Ten title/Rose Bowl. Badgers coach Bret Bielema said that Wilson’s success has inspired at least 10 players to inquire about transferring to Madison.
Crist assumed the starting role in South Bend last year after Jimmy Claussen graduated. His season ended very early with a knee injury, but he threw for 2,033 yards, 15 TDs and seven interceptions in 2010. In 2009 he hardly played at all.
According to the Sporting News:
“Crist has one year of eligibility remaining and will graduate this month, according to the newspaper. That would allow him to...