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CURT PHILLIPS RUMORS

Not starting, sixth-year QB Curt Phillips makes best of situation

MADISON, Wis. -- The notebook fills a little more each week, useful tidbits only Curt Phillips understands. He can't know just yet, but it could represent the start of something big for his second football life -- even as his first sputters toward the finish line. No, this is not the season Phillips envisioned for himself when he returned to the University of Wisconsin after...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Curt Phillips may be pulling ahead in Badgers QB race

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UW's Phillips will return to crowded backfield

MADISON, Wis. The final throw of Wisconsin quarterback Curt Phillips' season resulted in an interception that prevented the Badgers from winning the Rose Bowl. As for the final throw of his college career? He'll have one more year to make amends.On Thursday, the school announced the NCAA granted Phillips a sixth year of eligibility after he missed all of 2010 and 2011 while...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

This time, Phillips can't bring back Badgers

PASADENA, Calif. Two-minute drives and Wisconsin quarterback Curt Phillips had become synonymous during his brief stint as the team's starter. Facing dire situations against tough Ohio State and Penn State defenses last month, Phillips led the Badgers down the field for game-tying touchdown drives to force overtime. So when Wisconsin trailed Stanford on Tuesday evening by six...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers 2012 Year in Review: No. 7 - Curt Phillips becomes starting QB

One could argue that 2012 was the year of the improbable for the Wisconsin Badgers football team more so than just about any other season in recent memory. Whether it was improbable TD's, OT losses, or even the 70-31 Big Ten Championship game win things really didn't go the way most had the season drawn up to go.  It really all started with our No. 8 story from yesterday...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Wisconsin's Offense Going Rogue The Rest of the Season?

  The Badger fanbase is used to seeing Wisconsin football played a certain way. We all know what it looks like - pound the football, use play action and throw an occasional deep ball. Well, that could all be changing with the confirmation of Curt Phillips being the starting QB by head coach Bret Bielema on Thursday.  What's got Badger Nation all abuzz this morning...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema: Phillips 'put himself back on top'

MADISON, Wis. Curt Phillips has waited an awfully long time to run onto a field as the starting quarterback at the University of Wisconsin. On Saturday, he'll finally get his shot. Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema announced Thursday night that Phillips would indeed start for the Badgers against Indiana. Bielema initially declined to name a starter earlier in the week, although...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillips to Start Saturday for Badgers

According to a report by ESPN Wisconsin's Tom Lea the Badgers have named Curt Phillips the starting quarterback for Saturday against the Indiana Hoosiers. It would be Phillips' first career start and according to the report the decision wasn't an easy one for head coach Bret Bielema and offensive coordinator Matt Canada.  In the report Lea stats that "One source...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Badgers leaning toward Phillips at QB

Redshirt senior Curt Phillips is poised to become the next starting quarterback at Wisconsin, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The newspaper reported that Phillips has taken the majority of the snaps with the first-team offense this week in practice, while redshirt junior Danny O'Brien has played with the second-team offense. During his weekly press conference Monday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

O'Brien, Phillips to Battle for Badgers Starting QB Spot

Well, let the QB marry-go round at UW begin again as Joel Stave's collarbone injury will keep him out for the rest of the season and thus there needs to be a new starter in place. Expecting that to be Danny O'Brien would be the go to guy would be the easy assumption. However, after Bret Bielema's weekly press conference, don't expect that to be the case. Bielema...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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