Tebow Comments on Loeffler

With all indications being that Florida will soon be hiring Detroit Lions quarterback coach Scot Loeffler for the same position on Urban Meyer's staff, many were curious to hear what Tim Tebow would think of the move.

Sunday morning in a press conference, Tim Tebow made clear he could not confirm the reports of Loeffler's impending hire but did express enthusiasm about what the new guy will bring to the table.

"Coach Loeffler is a good coach," Tebow said. "I think he did a great job at Michigan. I think he did a good job coaching Chad Henne, and he recruited me out of high school so we got to know each other very well then. He is the main reason I took a visit to the University of Michigan. I thought he did a great job coaching quarterbacks and I think he'll be a good coach."

The 34-year old Loeffler spent the past year with the Lions after being with Michigan from 2002 through the end of Lloyd Carr's tenure in 2007. He was a quarterback for the Wolverines before his career was cut short due to a shoulder injury. Loeffler is considered to be a good developer of talent and was instrumental in Michigan landing several top quarterbacks, including current Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett, during his tenure there. It's not clear when UF will officially confirm Loeffler's addition to the staff.


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