Brantley prepares for pressure as Gators’ starter

“He’s going to surprise some people,” Nelson, a wide receiver, said of Brantley. “A lot of people know he can throw. A lot of people know he can sit back and throw the rock. He can impress people with his leadership, and he’s quicker than people think.”

Brantley might disagree about his quickness but not his arm. He was 15-of-19 for 202 yards and two touchdowns in the spring game, but he also was “sacked” four times (he was wearing a red non-contact jersey for the game).