Sources: Badgers likely to include transfer Mordecai
SMU quarterback Tanner Mordecai got in the transfer portal Thursday night and is expected to land at Wisconsin, sources told ESPN.Mordecai had 7,152 passing backyards with 72 touchdowns and 22 interceptions the previous 2 seasons for SMU, setting a team record with 13 games of 300 passing lawns or more. He started his profession at Oklahoma, investing three seasons as a backup prior to moving to SMU. 1 Associated The 6-foot-3, 214-pound Mordecai would end up being the 2nd quarterback transfer for Wisconsin under new coach Luke Fickell. The Badgers likewise added Nick Evers from Oklahoma, ESPN’s No. 166 overall possibility in the 2022 recruiting class.Mordecai was a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award in each of the previous two seasons, and a Maxwell Award semifinalist in 2021.
He shined under two SMU coaches, Sonny Dykes and Rhett Lashlee, and had a team-record 39 touchdown passes in 2021. Wisconsin is improving its offense under Fickell and new offending planner Phil Longo, who coached standout Drake Maye this
season at North Carolina.