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Big Ten Media Days 2014: Wisconsin's Gary Andersen's doesn't think there are easy league games

What did Gary Andersen have to say, with the Badgers likely to be a force in the West, but with concerns at QB and WR?

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The Wisconsin Badgers, led by Melvin Gordon at RB, are likely to be a force in the Big Ten West, but their roster isn't without question marks. Head coach Gary Andersen talked about the youth of his roster, how they plan to replace production at WR, their flexibility, and questions about their schedule.

#Leadership is always a major discussion point at Big Ten media days, and here, Andersen praises perhaps his best player, not just as a player, but as a leader:

Perhaps the biggest story of Wisconsin's offseason though, will come under center. Joel Stave failed to light the world on fire last year, and many had wondered to what extent Wisconsin might have a QB battle, given the relative depth of potential candidates behind him. Well, consider that question answered:

Your two candidates? Stave and Tanner McEvoy. McEvoy spent some time at safety last season, and is considered to be the more athletic of the two.

Finally, somebody asked something we were all thinking about: Wisconsin's schedule, outside of LSU, looks pretty easy, doesn't it? Not a bad slate for a team with some youth and instability at QB. Apparently, Gary Andersen disagrees:

Okay, well, sure. LSU is really tough, and BGSU should be a very strong MAC team. That's true:

Okay, you lost a little there coach, and I'm sure just about all of the internet would disagree. We did, after all, watch Purdue last season. But we can agree to disagree.

Finally, a tidbit about how Wisconsin may use different defensive packages for next season:

The Badgers will be a team to watch next year, one way or another, for sure.