Tebow Fits an NFL Fad; Pat White's New Role with Dolphins Could Be a Crystal Ball for UF's QB
Dirocco, Michael, The Florida Times Union
Byline: MICHAEL DIROCCO
Tim Tebow spent his spring working on throwing mechanics, footwork and taking snaps under center.
For all that labor with new University of Florida quarterbacks coach Scot Loeffler, Tebow's 2010 NFL Draft stock might hinge more on what former West Virginia quarterback Pat White does as a rookie this season with the Miami Dolphins.
White played in the spread offense in college at West Virginia, and while the Dolphins drafted him to play receiver, there is little doubt that White will be used in the "Wildcat formation," which more NFL teams are experimenting with after the Dolphins used it successfully last season. That gives the formation something it hasn't had at the NFL level: a legitimate passing threat.
If White and the Dolphins …
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Publication information: Article title: Tebow Fits an NFL Fad; Pat White's New Role with Dolphins Could Be a Crystal Ball for UF's QB. Contributors: Dirocco, Michael - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: April 29, 2009. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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