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Tag:Tim Tebow
Posted on: January 1, 2010 9:45 pm
 

Tebow wins CLASS award

Time for Tim Tebow to make some room in the trophy case, because he was just awarded the Senior CLASS award.

CLASS stands for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School and focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

"This award means so much because it's not just how you play on the field, it's not just what you do in the classroom, but it's what you do as a leader and someone who is going to serve your community," said Tebow. "That's what's most important about this award, because all these guys are great players and they're extremely intelligent, but more importantly, they're good people. They help their community and they make a difference in this world."

The award was chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I coaches, national football media and fans.

The five member "CLASS First Team" was Missouri OL Kurtis Gregory, TCU DE Jerry Hughes, Central Michigan QB Dan LeFevour, Texas QB Colt McCoy and Tebow.

Category: NCAAF
Posted on: October 9, 2009 3:01 pm
 

Getting to know John Brantley

Just in case he's the starting quarterback for Florida on Saturday, here's some links and quick notes to get you caught up on the question everybody wants to know -- Who is John Brantley?

Believe it or not, there is a website devoted to the Gators' backup quarterback. It's a fan site, but is pretty detailed. Statistics and stuff need to be updated, but if you scroll down on the home page, there is updated news and stories on Brantley.

Here is a pretty cool video of Brantley during his junior year of high school. Even though he played at a small private school, he is making defensives look foolish on that video. Here is video from the Florida Spring Game.

Remember this is a kid who was the National Player of the Year in 2006 and broke the state record for career touchdown passes with 99, topping the total of 98 shared by Tim Tebow and former Florida State QB Xavier Lee.

You can also check out his bio at the school's official site: John Brantley.

One interesting tidbit for this season, he has completed 22 of 30 passes for 232 yards and four touchdowns in reserve action. His quarterback rating of 182.3 is the best in the nation by a QB with at least 30 attempts.



 

Category: NCAAF
Posted on: August 3, 2009 4:41 pm
 

A few surprises on O'Brien nominees list

The Davey O'Brien Foundation released its preseason list of 33 quarterbacks and it's no surprise that Oklahoma's Sam Bradford, Texas' Colt McCoy and Florida's Tim Tebow were among the nominees.

What I did find shocking though was the names of a few quarterbacks who are here based on potential. USC's Aaron Corp was 2 for 4 for 14 yards last season but is a nominee. Being the quarterbacks of the USC Trojans definitely has its privileges. So does being the Texas Tech quarterback. Taylor Potts finished last season 23-of-36, but the fact that he could end up throwing for 5,000 yards, he lands on this list.

According to the press release, the list focuses on a select group of quarterbacks who have demonstrated what members of the Selection Committee have recognized as tremendous preseason talent. The award focuses on accomplishments both on and off the field.

Where's East Carolina's Patrick Pinkney? He had a pretty good year last season and the Pirates are a favorite in C-USA. How about Arkansas State's Corey Leonard? He was preseason Sun Belt quarterback.
 
Semifinalists will be announced Oct. 26, finalist will be named Nov. 23 and the winner on Dec. 10. The O'Brien Selection Committee is asked to evaluate each candidate on the criteria of quarterback skills and athletic ability, academics, reputation as a team player, character, leadership and sportsmanship.
 
Here is the list:

Sam Bradford, Oklahoma, Jr.; Jarrett Brown, West Virginia, Sr.; Daryll Clark, Penn State, Sr.; Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame, Jr.; Aaron Corp, USC, Soph.; Robert Griffin, Baylor, Soph.; Matt Grothe, South Florida, Sr.; Max Hall, BYU., Sr.; Tim Hiller, Western Michigan, Sr.; Jordan Jefferson, LSU, Soph.; Colin Kaepernick, Nevada, Jr.; Case Keenum, Houston, Jr.; Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan, Sr.; Jake Locker, Washington, Jr.; Ryan Mallett, Arkansas, Soph.; Jeremiah Masoli, Oregon, Jr..

Colt McCoy, Texas, Sr.; Kellen Moore, Boise State, Soph.; Josh Nesbitt, Georgia Tech, Jr.; Tony Pike, Cincinnati, Sr.; Taylor Potts, Texas Tech, Jr.; Terrelle Pryor, Ohio State, Soph.; Todd Reesing, Kansas, Sr.; Kevin Riley, California, Jr.; Zac Robinson, Oklahoma State, Sr.; Riley Skinner, Wake Forest, Sr.; Rusty Smith, Florida Atlantic, Sr.; Jevan Snead, Ole Miss, Jr.; Tyrod Taylor, Virginia Tech, Jr.; Tim Tebow, Florida, Sr.; Adam Weber, Minnesota, Jr.; Juice Williams, Illinois, Sr.; Russell Wilson, North Carolina State, Soph.

Posted on: April 29, 2009 6:36 pm
Edited on: May 1, 2009 2:45 pm
 

T-backs for Tebow

As if the ladies needed another reason to worship Tim Tebow ...

Fellas, time to order your girlfriend some Teebows. That's right, ladies can now wear underwear honored for Tim Tebow.

The thongs can be purchased in blue, orange or even half and half! You can get them at the official site -- http://tebows.com/ for a small price of $6.00.

Beware of the girl supposedly modeling them on the site, because she doesn't look like she is wearing them!

Ok Sam Bradford and Colt McCoy fans, you're up. What do you have to stay in this race for most popular quarterback in college?

Bradford Bras?

Colt's Costumes?




 
 
 
 
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