I know what some of you may be thinking, but as the Florida football beat writer I felt this was something I couldn’t let go unaddressed.
Gator football fans can rest easy again with the news that their favorite son has found a new home in the NFL.
The New England Patriots signed former Gator great Tim Tebow to a two-year contract Tuesday. The Patriots will become the former Heisman Trophy winner’s third team in four years in the NFL.
After what virtually amounts to a wasted year with the New York Jets in 2012, Tebow has landed in a seemingly ideal spot in New England. For starters, he will be reunited with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, who was the head coach of the Broncos in 2010 when Denver drafted Tebow in the first round. McDaniels won’t be the only familiar face Tebow finds in New England. He will join his former Gators teammates Jermaine Cunningham, Brandon Spikes and Aaron Hernandez.
New England should also provide Tebow with much more stability than he had ...