GAINESVILLE -- Here's a quick update of your favorite national championship MVP. Former Florida quarterback Chris Leak signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League earlier this week.
Leak, for those of you who have already forgotten, is the quarterback who led Florida to the 2006 national championship. In the process, Leak taught current Florida quarterback Tim Tebow everything he knows.
We had hoped to see Leak behind center back in The Swamp with Team Florida of the AAFL, but the AAFL put its operation on hold and Leak was forced to find work elsewhere. The CFL is a good start for Leak, who went undrafted in the 2007 NFL Draft. Doug Flutie, another shorty, got his start in the CFL and Flutie is now a CFL Hall of Famer.
Leak is one of five quarterbacks, including former Hawaii QB Timmy Chang, trying to make the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' roster. No word yet on whether or not Leak and Chang have picked up where Tebow and former Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan left off last season: Who's the better system quarterback? Maybe the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will finally find an answer to this important question -- end the debate once and for all. In a related thought, is a Tiger-Cat like a Thunder Cat?