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Dan Persa questionable for BC game

Updated: September 1, 2011, 9:22 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa was listed as questionable on the Wildcats' injury report on Thursday.

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said throughout the week if Persa was healthy he would be the team's starter Saturday versus Boston College. If Persa is unable to go, sophomore Kain Colter will replace him.

Persa ruptured his right Achilles tendon against Iowa last season and missed the Wildcats' final three games.

Persa completed 222 of 302 passes for 2,581 yards, 15 touchdowns ...

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