Tim Tebow wants to take his talents back to Florida, according to a close friend of the unconventional quarterback.
Tebow -- likely to be jettisoned by the Broncos following the signing of four-time MVP Peyton Manning -- apparently prefers his next NFL destination to be the Sunshine State, where he came to fame playing for the University of Florida.
Monica Culpepper, the wife of former NFL and Florida Gators player Brad Culpepper, told 970 WFLA radio in Tampa Tuesday that Tebow was hoping to head back to familiar surroundings.
"Brad and I just had dinner with Tim last week and I don't think this comes as a shock or surprise to him that Manning was actually going to go there," Culpepper said.
"And in all honesty, Tim said, 'I miss home. I miss the South. And hopefully I'll land somewhere in Florida.'"
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