DENVER It might not conjure up memories of Tim Tebow, whose No. 15 jersey was worn by legions of fans in Denver.
Still, Andre Caldwell was swarmed for autographs after a recent Broncos scrimmage. One man asked Andre Caldwell to hold his baby before pulling out his cell phone for a quick shot of the two.
That was something new for me, the wide receiver said of the request.
The Broncos may no longer have Tebow, the quarterback they traded earlier this year to the New York Jets. But at least they now have Caldwell, who starred at the University of Florida and was Tebows favorite target during his Heisman Trophy season of 2007.
Its my time in the city now, Caldwell said with a laugh. Im the Gator in (Denver).
Hes another Gator that Broncos fans could grow to love. Caldwell, a fifth-year man who signed during the offseason after four seasons with Cincinnati, could be a pivotal target in Peyton Mannings first Denver season.
Caldwell, a Tampa native known as Bubba, caught 51 passes ...