Bielema coy about Badgers' QB situation

AP News-- Bret Bielema seems to have a pretty good idea of how he'll handle Wisconsin's murky quarterback situation this week. He's just not sharing it right now.

After replacing starter Danny O'Brien with redshirt freshman Joel Stave in the second half of a narrow victory over Utah State, Bielema said Monday that he already had discussed the situation with his quarterbacks going into Saturday's game against UTEP.

The two were listed as co-starters on a depth chart released by the program Monday.

Bielema's decision to replace O'Brien was intended to send a message about turnovers.

O'Brien fumbled twice in the Oregon State loss, losing one. Then he lost a fumble and threw an interception in the first half of Saturday's game, although the interception was nullified by a Utah State penalty.


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