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Trey Burton is spring's most improved player

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TREY BURTON'S ATTITUDE IS THE SPRING'S BIGGEST HIGHLIGHT

This picture I found on the recruiting website GatorBait.net does Florida Gators freshman quarterback Trey Burton no favors when it comes to throwing mechanics. Looks like he's throwing a grenade or something. Make no mistake, Burton did not bomb this spring. Far from it. It appears Urban Meyer hit a recruiting home run with this kid.

Burton's arm motion has been criticized on fan message boards. You won't find that here. Gator Clause endorses atypical and traditional throwing motions alike. Whatever gets the job done, and Burton certainly got the job done this spring. So much so that Gator Clause is naming the early enrollee the team's most improved player.

The editorial board here at Gator Clause likes Trey Burton and you should, too. Florida's back-up quarterback is a tough kid and an absolute, rock-em-sock-em born leader. He improved more than any player this spring and will start in Saturday's spring game. Keep in mind, he's still supposed to be in high school.

I had some fun with Burton on Wednesday and asked him, "Why do you get jacked up by the defense and Brantley doesn't get hit?"

Trey didn't exactly enjoy the question, but he answered my jack-a-hole inquiry with poise and class. "I wouldn't have it any other way," he said.

Burton still has plenty of work to do, but he already has proven to be an promising freshman. He's coachable (his throws have improved dramatically since the first day of spring) and, most importantly, Burton has already earned the respect of his teammates. Oh, and don't forget, it was Burton who called recruits and helped keep the recruiting class together this offseason when UF coach Urban Meyer had his incident.

Burton could be used in a Wildcat package this fall or he could be held in reserve just in case John Brantley gets hurts. (That's probably the smart move.) Either way, Burton is a valuable member of the team and has already proven himself a legitimate football player.

-jo-

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"Burton's arm motion has been criticized on fan message boards. You won't find that here. Gator Clause endorses atypical and traditional throwing motions alike. Whatever gets the job done..."

the problem with UF's program, summed up in a couple sentences.

Short-sighted program with no concern for thier player's future well-being and professional development (both athletically and academically).

"Burton could be used in a Wildcat package this fall or he could be held in reserve just in case John Brantley gets hurts."


DIVE PLAY PART 2.

Maybe you do have hope!

Got to disagree with this one. I'm pretty sure the NFL Draft will support my argument.

-jo-

Jo

Thanks for the updates. Don't sweat that ass clown.

Keep in mind, he's still supposed to be in high school.


This is what the gators have backing up their starting QB that has never actually started A game? Talk about depth issues. It's gonna be A looooong year gator fans. By the way, you sure this picture was'ent photo shoped. I could swear he's throwing A shot put.

So much so that Gator Clause is naming the early enrollee the team's most improved player.

Speaks volumes!

Funny he is the most improved based on what he is a freshman!!!!!!!!!!

Got to disagree with this one. I'm pretty sure the NFL Draft will support my argument.

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Jo just getting drafted doesnt mean your not a bust, that would mean Yatil green wasnt a bust, right?

Wish we had Trey in Noleland.


Funny he is the most improved based on what he is a freshman!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Now we gots 2 real qb's | April 08, 2010 at 02:55 PM

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You make a good point. Based on the beginning of spring to the end, of course.

-jo-

Gators finish with better record and better bowl than scUM in 2010 guaranteed.

We play in January

U play in december

Thats what i figured, just bustin chops. lol

whats forstons mama smokin, IMHO i think the Canes will be better than last year and The Gators working on changes they will finish close to each other.
And wouldnt it be great for a bowl game matchup?

When are Ufelons going to play a real schedule lol? Citadel, Troy, Montana
state, Broward College lmao. The last time UF went out of state for out of
confernce game..........1991 yes that's 20 YEARS cupcake anyone? it's my birthday lmao. Oh yea let me guess your response...... UM hasn't won since the 80'S?
( 91 champs played for 93 title and 94 title won 2001 title and played in 02) but keep up the history lessons lol yet u say we haven't won in so long yet we STILL hav more TITLES than UFelons lmao and we play a real schedule Ohio State and Pitt and Vatech preseason Top 10. F$U and Gtech and UNC and pre season top 25 Thats six teams excluding Clemson who could crack the ap 25. Your schedule dosnt come close !!!! 1 win against The U in 20 years changes NOTHING and 1-4 THIS DECADE against The U, ALL FACTS!!!!

I watched Burton play during his entire high school career at Venice and I will tell you, he is the real deal. The combination of toughness, speed, arm strength and athletic ability are phenomenal. He will be awesome for the Gators, mark my words!

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