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Dan Persa likely to start if healthy

Updated: August 25, 2011, 11:09 AM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald was still unsure as of Wednesday who his starting quarterback would be in next week's season opener.

Fitzgerald has yet to make a decision between senior Dan Persa and sophomore Kain Colter because Persa, who ruptured his Achilles tendon last season, hasn't been completely cleared by Northwestern's medical staff. If Persa is deemed OK, he is expected to start against Boston College.

Fitzgerald planned to talk with ...

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