Indispensable Badger #29

Counting down the days to Wisconsin opens training camp, Badger Nation's new summer feature will rank the 50 most indispensable players of the 2013 Wisconsin football team. Today we reveal No.29.

Tanner McEvoy

Position: Quarterback

Experience: Freshman

Strengths: McEvoy has great size compared to other quarterbacks. His 6-5 frame gives him the advantage to look over opposing defensive backs. He is also able to change direction quickly and effectively which helps when pressured.

Weaknesses: McEvoy's only known weakness is his lack of quickness off the line. Even though he is incredibly athletic, he is definitely not the quickest guy out there.

Overall: With his ability to play quarterback, and even wide receiver, McEvoy is a gem. With his experience at the JUCO level, McEvoy will shine when he gets his opportunity. Coach Gary Andersen is looking forward to utilizing him instantly and will be one of the three players who will legitimately compete for the starting quarterback job.

If he doesn't earn the starting job, McEvoy could possibly play a few reps as a receiver, a role he is familiar with because of his versatility. McEvoy is a solid athlete and will impress the coaches with his skill set.

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