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Swan song for beloved Brantley

Teammates say they want to send quarterback John Brantley out a winner

Updated: January 3, 2012, 11:01 AM ET
By Michael DiRocco | GatorNation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Whatever happens in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl will have no effect on how quarterback John Brantley is remembered among his teammates.

Even though Brantley had a rather nondescript career as the Gators starter, he persevered through adversity and injuries throughout the past two seasons. For that they admire him as much as any player that has ever worn orange and blue.

"He's a tough guy. He doesn't point fingers," offensive tackle Chaz Green said. "He's a true ...

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