July 31, 2014

McEvoy could play some defense too

Wisconsin football coach Gary Anderson told Big Ten Conference reporters today that

Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson

not only is backup quarterback Tanner McEvoy going to see some time at wide receiver this season, but there’s a chance he could play some defense as well.

McEvoy played wide receiver and defensive back at Bergen Catholic High School in New Jersey.

He recorded 49 tackles and 3 interceptions and caught 35 passes for 550 yards and three touchdowns before switching to quarterback for his senior season.