There turns out to be one person in Gainesville who doesn't Tebow as a holy person. Surprisingly, it turns out to be a Florida wide receiver in desperate need of some time with Thom "Tom"Brennaman:
Those weren't the only thoughts Thompson had on Tebow:
â‡¥â‡¥"Lot of things didn't go the way as planned. "Things areâ‡¥going to get better here in the future. Any receiver would be happy. Youâ‡¥have a guy like (John) Brantley throwing the ball, spreading it aroundâ‡¥to everybody." ...â‡¥â‡¥â‡¥â‡¥â‡¥
â‡¥â‡¥"You never know with Tim. You can bolt, you think he's runningâ‡¥but he'll come up and pass it to you. You just have to be ready at allâ‡¥times. With Brantley, everything's with rhythm, time. You knowâ‡¥what I mean, a real quarterback."â‡¥â‡¥
â‡¥â‡¥How freeing it must be for a talented young receiver to finally beâ‡¥liberated from the burden of a fake quarterback, one who merely endedâ‡¥last season as theâ‡¥most efficient passer in the country, completed more than two-thirdsâ‡¥of his passes for his career, finished among the top four QBs nationallyâ‡¥in both efficiency and yards per attempt three years running and led theâ‡¥top-ranked offense in the SEC all three years. (Along with, you know,â‡¥the national championship and the whole Heisman thing.) It's about timeâ‡¥things got real for the Gators at quarterback.â‡¥â‡¥
Boom, headshot, as the kids say.
Anyone who watched a Florida game last year saw the quintessential Thompson deep route -- shoot past some guy with arm aloft, then spin around like a top that is so mad when the ball inevitably goes toRiley Cooper -- can't be surprised that Thompson has a mild form of wide receiver Tourrette's. Even so, it's impressive that Thompson has just enshrined himself in the Hall of Mouthy Wide Receivers next to Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco and Keyshawn Johnson by dogging on Tim Freakin' Tebow. That's the equivalent of a pro receiver bagging on Tom Brady.Even Randy Moss fell into line when he got on the Patriots.
This means you don't want to take him home to mom but you absolutely do want him on your collegiate fantasy team because with the Tebow Child and his security blankets off to be H-backs in the Arena League, Thompson and Real Official Quarterback John Brantley are about to blow up.
(H/T to EDSBS)â†µ
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