October 31, 2014

Jacobs could land time with the Badgers

Freshman outside linebacker Leon Jacobs has been so impressive that Wisconsin coach

Leon Jacobs

Leon Jacobs

Gary Anderson could be counting on him right from the start in Madison.

Jacobs played just two seasons in high school before signing to play at Wisconsin.

During the Badgers training camp scrimmage on Monday, Jacobs had one of the best days of any player on the field.

AUDIO: Gary Anderson says Jacobs will play :22

Jacobs played high school football in California as a freshman, then took two years off to concentrate on basketball.  He returned to football for his senior season.

McEvoy – Receiver

Tanner McEvoy came to Madison to try to win the starting quarterback job.  But he appears to be slotted into the #3 spot, so McEvoy is looking to get some work at wide receiver.

AUDIO: Gary Anderson on McEvoy at WR :19

Kicking battle

The kicking battle is on in Badger camp.  Kyle French started camp as the front-runner, but yesterday he missed 2 of his 3 opportunities, while sophomore Jack Russell made all three of his kicks.  It’s game on!