Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper get flashback to Florida days

 
Originally written on Campus Sports Net  |  Last updated 8/24/15
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Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper are together again. The quarterback and wide receiver — who were once roommates during their playing days at the University of Florida — are now teammates with the Philadelphia Eagles. As it turns out, the two players are able to get up close and personal for yet another step in their careers. On Monday, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer shared a photo that shows Tebow and Cooper have lockers that are side by side inside of the Eagles locker room. Old Florida roommates, Tim Tebow and Riley Cooper, next to each other: pic.twitter.com/dL5XDI38Ha — Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) August 24, 2015 Of course, Tebow is currently battling for a spot on the 53-man roster. Cooper, meanwhile, is all but guaranteed his spot. Unless Tebow is able to impress head coach Chip Kelly enough to offer him a job with the team long-term, we will have to see the former roommates part ways yet again. Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Insta…
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23 Responses to “Tim Tebow, Riley Cooper get flashback to Florida days”

  1. BuzzyBuzzard says:

    I had to shut down my Computer Business so i lost my HS Internet i cant Pay for HS Until I get a job or something going My friend is letting me use his WiFi for now but its is slow But at least I am Back and able to Cut and paste.So i am doing the best I can.
    Buzzy

  2. tawk2 says:

    Thanks Buzzy glad you are back!

  3. Sage says:

    Yes, thanks Buzzy.

  4. ck says:

    Agree w/all and thanks to your friend w/Wi-Fi also. Too bad about computer business and thought you were already semi-retired? Anyway, wish I could cut the cable cord and save all kinds of $.
    Buzzy, hope the stock market stabilizes so we can ALL retire some day!:(

  5. ck says:

    GO RILEY & TEBOW…THE BEST!!!

  6. TheMascotArmy says:

    Good luck, and thanks for this site.

  7. David Oliver says:

    Buzzy et all, from Fox Sports:

    Tebow talks progress and chances of making Eagles’ roster..

    http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/philadelphia-eagles-tim-tebow-if-he-thinks-he-will-make-the-roster-082515

    • Sage says:

      Great to hear Tim discuss the redzone play. He’s perfectly right. He saw the receiver and just didn’t think the risk/reward was right. Acting like it was an obvious error is absurd.

      Also nice to see the lack of sarcasm from the writer when Tim discussed his approach.

      • TheMascotArmy says:

        At least commentators have generally stopped claiming his sideline throwaways were misses. They really are such dummies.

  8. Danny says:

    Go out to youtube and search out old Tebow/Cooper videos from their Florida days. It seems that they have a lot of chemistry and judging from several photo ops and videos of Tebow and Cooper since Tebow joined the Eagles it seems to be Tim and Riley are excited to be teammates again.

  9. David Oliver says:

    ESP’s.. Prediction for 53 Man Roster:

    Tim Tebow makes it, but will Marcus Smith or Kenjon Barner | Eagles 53-man roster prediction

    http://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2015/08/tim_tebow_makes_it_but_will_marcus_smith_or_kenjon.html#incart_river_mobileshort

  10. David says:

    Postcorner’s post over on SBnation.com

    “It took Tebow all of 177 completions to score 19 passing TDs. It was only 374 pass attempts.

    LET’S COMPARE, SHALL WE?!!!

    2014 QBs completions and Touchdowns

    Cam Newton 262 comp 18 TDs
    Bridgewater 259 comp 14 TDs
    Sanchez 198 comp 14 TDs
    Foles 186 comp 13 TDs
    Wilson 285 comp 20 TDs
    Stafford 363 comp 22 TDs
    Dalton 309 comp 19 TDs
    Kaepernick 289 comp 19 TDs
    Orton 287 comp 18 TDs
    Alex Smith 303 comp 18 TDs
    Fitzpatrick 197 comp 17 TDs

    2013 QB completions and TDs
    Luck 343 comp 23 TDs
    Newton 292 comp 24 TDs
    Palmer 292 comp 24 TDs
    Smith 308 comp 23 TDs
    Kaepernick 242 comp 21 TDs
    Cutler 224 comp 19 TDs
    Flacco 362 comp 19 TDs
    E Manning 316 comp 18 TDs
    Rodgers 193 comp 17 TDs

    by PostCorner on Aug 26, 2015 | 3:22 AM”

    Accuracy is not completion percentage
    Accuracy is how often the QB throws the ball into the endzone without throwing interceptions. Tebow is one of the most accurate QBs in the NFL. He ranked 1st in 2010 for TDs per completion. Rookie Tebow was the fastest scoring QB in the league with a TD every 8.2 completions and every 7.1 carries.
    In 2014,
    Romo averaged a TD every 8.94 completions,
    Rodgers averaged a TD every 8.97 completions,
    Luck averaged a TD every 9.5 completions

  11. David Oliver says:

    Great “Reality” STATS !!

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