Florida Receiver Happy To Have ‘Real Quarterback’

Jeremy Fowler of the ORLANDO SENTINEL has Univ. of Florida wide receiver Deonte Thompson talking about the transition from Tim Tebow to new Gators quarterback John Brantley.

Deonte Thompson

“You never know with Tim. You can bolt, you think he’s running but he’ll come up and pass it to you. You just have to be ready at all times. With Brantley, everything’s with rhythm, time. You know what I mean, a real quarterback.”

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I wonder how many other Gators quietly shared Thompson’s view during the past three seasons? I doubt he was alone. The irony is despite Tebow’s unpredictabillity last season, Florida was generally a colossal bore on offense.

But this is the SEC and Brantley is an unknown quantity. Playing catch in his pajamas with Thompson all summer is a long way from Tuscaloosa.