MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin's second and final open scrimmage of fall camp came and went Monday, and you'd have thought the most intriguing remaining position battle would have been decided. After all, how many practices does it take before a coaching staff finally picks a starting quarterback?
Apparently, at least 18. After more than two weeks of competition, and with just 10 practices remaining, senior Curt Phillips and sophomore Joel Stave continue to battle for first-team repetitions. Monday may have offered a hint of what is to come, but not enough for head coach Gary Andersen to claim either had separated himself.
"Not really," Andersen said. "I was watching a lot of different things. We'll look at the film and evaluate it. There's some natural separation that's taken place as we've gone through camp. It can't only be judged on one day. There's so many things that go into it."
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