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Illinois Football: Eddie McGee Will Be Backup to Nathan Scheelhaase

Article By on 5th August, 2010

... no longer has to be in constant fear about the lack of experience at the QB position.

Coach Ron Zook confirmed Tuesday that Eddie McGee will be backup QB next season to Nathan Scheelhaase in case of an emergency.

"If something happens, absolutely,'' Zook said.

Nathan Scheelhaase was projected to be the backup quarterback this season but acquired the starting spot after an impressive showing during spring practices.

After Scheelhaase, the Illini have two freshman quarterbacks under scholarships—Chandler Whitmer and Miles OseiBleacher Report - College Football

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