The Post-Tebow era at Florida

Written by Will Spencer on May 19, 2010



Our friends at College Football Geek continue to keep us updated on what’s going on in the college football world. Recently, they answered the question, “what is in store for Florida now that Tim Tebow is gone?”


By Joe ArpasiCollege Football Geek


For the last three seasons, quarterback Tim Tebow has been the heart and soul of the Florida Gator offense. With Tebow off to the NFL, head coach Urban Meyer must find a new direction for the offense in 2010.


What’s the Scoop?


Florida spent the last three seasons with quarterback Tim Tebow at the helm of the offense. The focus during that time period was a power running game based out of the shotgun, along with an efficient passing attack. Tim Tebow is now playing for the Denver Broncos, and the Gators’ offense is going through a transition.


Heading into the spring, it was understood that the offense could not continue to lean on a running game the utilized the quarterback in the same way that Tim Tebow was used. The coaches started looking at how to install more traditional spread concepts into the offense, and build off the strengths of their returning personnel.


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Will Spencer

Will is the founder and President of Draft Breakdown & has been scouting draft prospects since 2002. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including the USA Today Draft Preview Magazine, the official website of the Baltimore Ravens, Ravens Insider and The Orange and Brown Report. Will has previous playing experience as a defensive end in the AFA, is currently a member of the Football Writers Association of America and graduated from the SMWW Football Scouting course in 2009. See all posts by Will Spencer.