2010 NFL Draft: Is Tim Tebow the Denver Broncos’ Next Great Quarterback?

April 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Easily the biggest surprise of this year’s NFL draft is the Denver Broncos’ selection of the University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow in the first round.
Despite Tebow being a Heisman Trophy winner and a two-time national champion, most of the so-called draft experts said his style was not at all suited for the NFL.
His throwing motion was all wrong, they said, and he played in the shotgun, never taking snaps from under center. Some have said he might make a good fullback or tight end, though.
But Tebow long ago broke the mold for what we think quarterbacks are supposed to look like, sound like, and act like.
“I’m going to go in there and do exactly what the coaches tell me and do it with all my heart,” Tebow said in an interview with ESPN after he was selected by the Broncos. When asked what he thinks the Denver coaches will expect from him, he answered by saying, ”Someone that’s going to come in, that’s going to...

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