2012 NFL Draft: John Brantley Signs Free Agent Contract With Baltimore Ravens

JACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 02: Quarterback John Brantley #12 of the Florida Gators drops back to pass during the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl against the Ohio State Buckeyes at EverBank Field on January 2, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

If you were one of the approximately two Gators fans wondering where John Brantley would end up in the wake of the 2012 NFL Draft, wonder no more! Via Robbie Andreu:

Brantley will go down as perhaps Florida's most star-crossed quarterback of the modern era. He came to Florida as a five-star recruit with all the promise in the world, and served as Tim Tebow's understudy, beating out eventual Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton for that role. But injuries and a scheme that he didn't fit hamstringing him as a junior in 2010 and injuries and a team bereft of talent sideswiped his 2011, leaving Brantley with only the 2012 Gator Bowl as his signature win.

Brantley should compete with Joe Flacco for the starting j ... I can't do that, even in jest. He'll be trying to beat out Tyrod Taylor and Curtis Painter for backup roles with Baltimore.

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