Wartburg coach Rick Willis says the Knights will rotate quarterbacks on Saturday when they open the season at Greenville University of Illinois. Wartburg needs to find a replacement for All-American Matt Sacia, who led the Knights to back-to-back American Rivers Conference titles.
Senior Noah Dodd and junior Jace Moore will both see playing time and Willis says they will eventually settle on a starter.
“You want to make sure that you are making the decision that is going to give your team the best chance to win”, said Willis. “At this point I think both guys need a chance to play and give us a chance to evaluate them in game situations. That will help us make the best decision.”
Whoever is at quarterback will be surrounded by an experienced offense.
“Fortunately we have a bunch of rushing and receiving yards back from last year as well as three of our five starting offensive linemen”, added Willis. “We do feel like we have a good core around the quarterback and that should help us.”