Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/12/12
In December 2009, Tim Tebow left the University of Florida with two national titles as arguably the most popular player in school history. About 550 miles north in Chapel Hill, N.C., T.J. Yates was getting booed by an arena full of basketball fans on his own campus. If there's an underdog quarterback in this weekend's AFC Divisional round, it's not the former Heisman winner whose biggest issue is a bad throwing motion. Not compared to Yates, who has the potential to be the most unheralded playoff hero since a former grocery bagger named Kurt Warner led the St. Louis Rams to victory in Super Bowl XXXIV. Yates, who was taken by the Houston Texans in the fifth round out of North Carolina in April's NFL draft, isn't supposed to be the man leading the team into Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium to take on the Ravens Sunday. After season-ending injuries to starter Matt Schaub and backup Matt Leinart propelled the rookie into the starting lineup in Week 13, Yates compiled an 80.7 QB ratin...
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