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McEvoy making a name as two-way player

Tanner McEvoy has is one of the most interesting men in college football. The former safety turned quarterback turned wide receiver has played all over the place and been a real jack of all trades for the team during his career. This season, with Joel Stave taking the lead at quarterback we knew he would have a different role. However, I'm not sure fans expected him to be an effective...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Tanner McEvoy the Wisconsin Badgers secret weapon for 2015?

Safety, Quarterback, Wide Receiver — those are the positions former JUCO transfer Tanner McEvoy has played since coming to the Wisconsin Badgers in 2013. The problem is, McEvoy has never really found a home in his first two seasons. He’s played just a handful of games at quarterback, started a few at safety and has had minimal snaps as a wide receiver in game action. It makes...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: 5 reasons not to give up on Badgers

After a difficult loss to LSU in the opening game of the season, the Wisconsin Badgers struggled in the first quarter against Western Illinois on Saturday, making the Camp Randall crowd voice its displeasure. Badger nation was down on its squad and granted it was against an FCS opponent, the next three quarters against the Leathernecks gave Wisconsin some reasons for optimism heading...
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: McEvoy shines in home opener

The Wisconsin Badgers found its passing game in a victory over Western Illinois 37-3 on Saturday in Madison. Quarterback Tanner McEvoy completed 23 of his 28 passes for 283 yards and three touchdowns. He ran for 55 yards on nine attempts and a score. McEvoy put up some impressive numbers, but the offense did not look good early. The Badgers were on the board one second into the game...
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tanner McEvoy Tweets That His Performance In Wisconsin Win Was For ‘Fans Who Stuck With Me’

There didn’t appear to be a ton of Wisconsin fans backing quarterback Tanner McEvoy following his mostly dreadful performance in the Badgers’ season opening loss against LSU. In defeat, McEvoy completed just 8 of 24 passes for 50 yards and threw two interceptions.  Those who did stand behind McEvoy were thanked with a Tweet following Wisconsin’s game today, in which the quarterback...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin QB Tanner McEvoy Was ‘Disgusted’ With His Performance Against LSU

Tanner McEvoy made his first start at quarterback for the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday night, and unfortunately for him, it didn’t go so well. McEvoy went an abysmal 8-for-24 with 50 yards passing, no touchdowns and two touchdowns against LSU, and ran for 40 yards on six carries. Today, while discussing his performance, McEvoy didn’t hold back, saying he was “disgusted”...
Via College Spun
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tanner McEvoy: From Safety To Badgers’ Starting Quarterback

Tanner McEvoy’s mobility appears to have everything to do with his winning the starting job — Mandatory Credit: twitter/@BadgerFooball Tanner McEvoy Tanner McEvoy was named the starter of the No. 14 ranked Wisconsin Badgers on Friday, a week before their biggest game of the year. The Badgers open their season against the No. 13 ranked LSU Tigers. While Badgers coach Gary Anderson...
Via The Sports Journal
August 24, 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 will fare...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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

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 Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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