MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Four scholarship quarterbacks are competing for the starter's job at Wisconsin. When it comes to competing for fans' attention, there's no contest.
Wisconsin QB Hornibrook sidelined for bowl game, Coan starts
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin will start Jack Coan at quarterback in the Pinstripe Bowl against Miami with Alex Hornibrook sidelined by a recurrence of concussion symptoms.
Coach Paul Chryst said Thursday that Hornibrook, a third-year starter, took part in more than two weeks of bowl practice before symptoms returned.
Wisconsin NT Sagapolu out for year; Hornibrook questionable
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin standout nose tackle Olive Sagapolu will miss the rest of the season with a right arm injury, while quarterback Alex Hornibrook remains questionable for the game at No. 21 Penn State on Saturday.
Coach Paul Chryst says Sagapolu had surgery on Wednesday after getting hurt two weeks ago against Northwestern.
Coan preps at QB with Hornibrook questionable for Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is getting backup quarterback Jack Coan ready to play this weekend at No. 21 Penn State with starter Alex Hornibrook listed as questionable because of another head injury.
Hornibrook was in the concussion protocol for the second time in three weeks after getting hurt in last week's 31-17 victory over Rutgers. Hornibrook's head hit the turf after being sacked on the last play of the first half.
Wisconsin runs away from Rutgers 31-17, Taylor with 3 TDs
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The play was supposed to go one way at the line of scrimmage. Jonathan Taylor went the other.
Same desired result for Wisconsin: a touchdown from the nation's leading rusher.
The star sophomore rushed for 208 yards and three scores on 27 carries, spearheading the Badgers smash-mouth attack in the second half to run away from Rutgers for a 31-17 win on Saturday.
Wisconsin QB Hornibrook has concussion, out vs Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook will miss the game against Northwestern because of a concussion. Jack Coan will start in his place.
Hornibrook reported the symptoms on Monday. The junior has completed about 60 percent of his passes for 1,251 yards, 11 touchdowns and six interceptions. Coan appeared in six games as a freshman last season, going 5 of 5 for 36 yards.
Badgers football: Paul Chryst names true freshman Jack Coan Wisconsin’s No. 2 quarterback
University of Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst has decided to make true freshman Jack Coan the Badgers' No. 2 quarterback.
Chryst revealed the news on ESPN Madison's "In the Trenches" radio show Thursday night.
Coan, from Sayville, N.Y., enrolled early and participated in spring practice. He beat out redshirt freshman Kare Lyles for the No. 2 spot behind starter Alex Hornibrook.
Badgers football: Kare Lyles, Jack Coan make progress as Wisconsin’s backup QBs
It was always going to be a slow process with University of Wisconsin quarterbacks Kare Lyles and Jack Coan this offseason.
Lyles, a redshirt freshman, got a late start last year after being injured throughout spring practice. Coan enrolled this January and spent the past seven months integrating himself into the Badgers’ system.
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