Badgers Switch RB to Safety - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Badgers Switch RB to Safety

Posted:

Madison (WQOW) -- With fall camp just six weeks away, who will be lining up at safety for Wisconsin is still up in the air. 

Two players vying for that spot, Reggie Mitchell and Donell Vercher, are no longer with the program, leaving a starting spot next to Dezmon Southward wide open. However, head coach Gary Andersen says a running back Jeff Lewis will be switching from the offensive backfield to the defensive backfield to improve the team's depth. Even with Wisconsin losing two players, Andersen says there is still plenty of time to find an answer. 
 
"I think we'll be fine," says Andersen. "Everyone in the country has a depth issue here or there, where it's this or that, and nobody has the perfect team. Coaches are always paranoid like that but we'll get the right kids on the field and we're looking forward to it."

Wisconsin's fall training camp begins August 5th.
 

 

 

 

 

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact Director of Station Operations Lisa Patrow at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.