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Badgers positional preview: Quarterbacks

  This is the first in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 4 start of practice. Today's position: Quarterbacks Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starter: Joel Stave (redshirt junior) or Tanner McEvoy (redshirt junior) Key backups: Bart Houston (redshirt sophomore), D.J. Gillins (freshman) The breakdown: What would a fall camp be at...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 6: Tanner McEvoy

  Wisconsin Badgers beat writer Jesse Temple will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football’s top newcomer: D.J. Gillins

After years of having mediocre, just-enough-to-get-by quarterbacks like John Stocco and Tyler Donovan lead the Wisconsin offense, Badger fans were spoiled following the arrival of Russell Wilson in 2011. Despite going to the Rose Bowl the previous year under Scott Tolzien, everyone seems to only remember Wilson. Of the three consecutive Rose Bowl teams, Wilson’s squad was easily...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers offer first QB of 2016 class

Our partners at Badger247 have reported that Badgers football have offered their first quarterback of the 2016 recruiting cycle. UW extended the offer to Jarrett Guarantano, a 4-star pro-style quarterback. He’s the No. 3-ranked pro-style quarterback in the 2016 class and attends a school UW fans should be very familiar with — Bergen Catholic. It’s the same high school of current...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

McEvoy flashes during Badgers spring game, will challenge for starting QB job

MADISON, Wis. -- Just when the race for Wisconsin's starting quarterback job was coming into focus, a 3 1/2-month hiatus now puts the kibosh on any new developments. Still, based on Tanner McEvoy's spring, talk among fans and college football enthusiasts is sure to sizzle into the summer and beyond. Wisconsin capped its 15-practice spring session with an annual spring game...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers could have a quarterback competition next spring

MADISON, Wis. -- It has become something of a tradition thepast two springs that the starting quarterback job at Wisconsin has seeminglybeen up for grabs. So, why should things be any different next time around,even with the incumbent starter returning for his junior season?When spring practices arrive, Badgers quarterback Joel Stavewill have started all 13 games this season. And...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jesse Temple's Nov. 27 Badgers mailbag

It's Wednesday, and that means we've got another edition ofthe Badgers football mailbag. Only one week remains in the regular season, andWisconsin has an awful lot at stake in the finale against Penn State.Before we get to the game, I took your questions on Wisconsin'scurious playcalling against Minnesota, the Badgers' BCS bowl scenarios, TannerMcEvoy's future...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tanner McEvoy's layover at safety going surprisingly well for Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. -- First thing's first: Tanner McEvoy would like to let it be known that he's still a quarterback. He just isn't a quarterback right now. "Every position has different ups and downs," he said. "But I love playing quarterback. I'm still going to try it when this is all good." "This" is a broken bone in his left wrist,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

An Unexpected Impact

He came to Wisconsin wanting to compete for the starting quarterback spot, but sophomore Tanner McEvoy is currently making his impact as a Badgers safety, making four tackles against No.4 Ohio State Saturday.
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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