Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald Remains Noncommittal On QB As Colter, Siemian Excel

Sep 1, 2012; Syracuse, NY, USA; Northwestern Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter (2) prepares to throw the ball during the first quarter against the Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome. Northwestern defeated Syracuse 42-41. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-US PRESSWIRE

If it ain't broke, you don't fix it. Right?

The Northwestern Wildcats are 3-0 despite -- or perhaps because of -- their unconventional decision to play two quarterbacks equally.

Coach Pat Fitzgerald has refused to commit to either Trevor Siemian or Kain Colter. This weekend's game against South Dakota will likely be no different, and Siemian and Colter will continue to split time.

Statistically, both have been stellar. Siemian has completed 68.1 percent of his passes, Colter 66.1. They both boast a QB rating north of 125, and neither has thrown an interception.

Most interestingly, their teammates don't seem to mind. Wideout Demetrius Fields claims he didn't notice last weekend when they had switched:

"That might have something to do with me being oblivious, but I have full confidence in both. They spend the same amount of time watching film. They're on the same page, so it's kind of the same."

Head over to Sippin' On Purple for more news on Northwestern, and check out SB Nation's college football hub for all the news and analysis you need from around the NCAA.

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