Brantley suited for Weis' pro-style attack

Originally Published: March 15, 2011
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- When new Florida offensive coordinator Charlie Weis met Gators quarterback John Brantley IV for the first time, Weis couldn't help but rib Brantley for his college choice.

Five years ago, then-Notre Dame coach Weis tried to recruit Brantley to play for the Irish. Brantley, from Ocala, Fla., decided to follow in his father's footsteps and play for the Gators, even though his skill set wasn't a perfect match for then-Florida coach Urban Meyer's spread offense.

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