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Tag: "Philip Nelson"

How each Big Ten team stacks up at quarterback entering 2013

[ 0 ] August 1, 2013

Take heart, Iowa football fans. You’re not alone. When it comes to the quarterback position, most Big Ten Conference teams are fumbling for answers. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller is a bona fide Heisman Trophy contender. Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez has accounted for 9,449 total yards the past three seasons. After that, things get a little dicey. […]

Big Ten: Checking in on Minnesota’s quarterback competition

[ 0 ] July 31, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Minnesota took Philip Nelson’s redshirt off at midseason, Gophers fans howled about the potential waste of a year of eligibility for a well-regarded recruit. The upside to his earlier-than-expected experience is the extra confidence he can take into his sophomore year. Despite being the only quarterback on the roster who has […]