With the transfer of three-year starter Alex Hornibrook, there’s a four-way competition for starting quarterback at Wisconsin. Chryst says Jack Coan has the slight edge as the only player of the four with meaningful college experience. Coan went 2-2 as a starter last season. The Badgers also have an intriguing freshman in Graham Mertz, who was considered a top prospect out of high school.
The Badgers open the season with a Friday night game on August 30th at South Florida, the home opener is the following Saturday, September 7th against Central Michigan.