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Who is the G.O.A.T. of SEC quarterbacks? -Debates Down South

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  1. 4everaGator

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  3. GatorPrincess8

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    The answer is Tebow
     
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  4. TJtheGator

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    Wuerffel. 4 straight SEC titles.

    Find me another QB who did that and I’ll be open to debate.
     
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  5. jcp

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    Tim Tebow.
     
  6. INGATORSWETRUST

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    If you exclude NFL success and out of conference play, clearly Danny with 4 SEC Championships and first Natty. Tebow has 2 Nattys and the stats, having broken Herschel’s rushing TD record. Burrows likely had the single best passing season by a QB leading team to SEC and NCAA title without a loss
     
  7. GCNumber7

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    All roads lead to Timbow.

    This article makes a great point. It's so hard to keep performing at the same level once you become the target of both media and opposing coaches. Tebow got more attention than anybody in probably the history of college football, maybe college sports. He was already being called the GOAT as a sophomore. And to be able to manage that and still be the best on the field weekend after weekend is incredible. And he was absolutely robbed of a second Heisman in 2008.
     
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  8. Distant Gator

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    That is a good article. I love how the author uses facts and presents a well-rounded argument.
    But having watched every single game of both Danny and TT, I still give the nod to Danny.
    (And both were head-and-shoulders better than PM. Tebow had about the same throwing TDs in 3 years than PM did in 3.5+)

    Here's why Danny over TT: Because under SOS the whole team revolved around the QB making throws.
    Running game? Important, but only to supplement the passing.
    Defense? Ehh- SOS might have a good DC, or maybe not. But the D was mostly there to help the O get the ball back.
    Special teams? "We dont' kick many field goals around here."
    Further- Danny was frequently shut down in the 2nd half. (He handed off a lot.) And once he was even benched on homecoming so the backup could get a game.
    And the part about being a system QB: if the system was so easy, then why didn't any other QB win more than 1 SEC title under SOS?
    Why didn't any QB play for a natty besides DW- who did it twice?

    In contrast- Meyer believed in the full team. Tebow was part of that team, and was incredible, but our D, ST, and running game were all integral to the plan.
    Oh- and Tebow had far more talent around him than Danny did. I can't think of any of DAnny's offensive teammates who made a splash in the NFL.

    To understand Danny's greatness you had to be there. You had to understand the context of that team, and the context of the times.
    It was all about the QB making throws. And Danny did it better than anyone ever did over his career.
     
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  9. GatorSean

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    I would argue that part of the reason our defenses and STs were so good 06-09 was because of Tebow and his leadership during the off season and regular season.

    Tebow transcended the QB position... just calling him the GOAT of SEC QBs does him a disservice. He's the GOAT in college football, period.
     
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  10. ThePlayer

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    It’s Tebow.

    Give me Tebow over anybody who ever played the position in the SEC.
    Never mind the larger-than-life persona that he brought on.
    Just look at what Tebow did in his 4-year career and tell me I’m crazy.
     
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  11. ThePlayer

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    Is he still stranded on that island with you?
     
  12. Gatorhead

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    Danny, Danny, Danny, whats wrong with you people!
     
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  13. Gatorhead

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    My backfield -

    Danny, Emmitt, Bo Jackson
     
  14. SJB612

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    I find the comments section of the article interesting. Lots of Dawgs and Vols picking Tebow and Wuerffel. With good reasons.
     
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  15. Agator88

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    Win that UT game in 01 and Rex is possibly on the list as well.
     
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    No, he went and got married without me. I'm heartbroken.
     
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    Couple of nitpicks - didn't Tim play 4 years? I get that he wasn't the starter in 06, but keep in mind that Tim got 14 games in three of his four seasons. Manning never got more than 12. I'm not arguing Manning over Tebow, just the notion that Tim played only three seasons.

    As for Danny, he had tons of talent around him. Not a lot of NFL studs, but Fred Taylor was awful good in the NFL. The backfield Danny's senior year was loaded, whereas Tebow never really had stud RB (did he?).
     
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  19. number1

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    Give Tebow Fred Taylor in the backfield and we might be talking 4 consecutive titles or 3 of 4.
     
  20. number1

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    Needed Graham to be healthy for that and the Auburn game.

    Also if Spurrier stayed for Rex's final season, we might have made a title push.