Can Tim Tebow Avoid JaMarcus Russell’s Fate?

May 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The mounting expectations heaped on Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow were expected.
Experts and analysts waffled back and forth on whether or not the left-handed quarterback could actually stand under center, and deliver the goods, at the NFL level.
Tebow's in the perfect situation to develop his skill sets as an NFL passer, even though the NFL betting world thinks otherwise. Tim damn well better perform if he wants to avoid the same fate handed to JaMarcus Russell.
While the NFL Combine was still underway, and we were all finalizing our opinions about the former Florida Gator and Heisman trophy winner, I jokingly called Tebow “the white JaMarcus Russell."
He’s two inches and 20 pounds smaller than Oakland’s former first overall, and armed with the classy character a mother would love. But the similarities between the two quarterbacks are striking
Tebow was destined, in many regards, to either be a tight end or a fullback in th...

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