Florida freshman QB must have had a bazooka attached to his arm, unleashed crazy long throw
COLUMBIA , MO - OCTOBER 10: Jim McElwain head coach of the Florida Gators leads members of team into Memorial Stadium for warm ups prior to a game against the Missouri Tigers on October 10, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jim McElwain

It appears Florida won’t have an issue with the deep ball with the arrival of true freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks.

During a football camp where he was a counselor, he and the other counselors decided to test their arm strength in an old fashioned longest throw contest. Some of the best quarterbacks in the country were counselors at this camp with Franks, including Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Miami’s Brad Kaaya, UCLA’s Josh Rosen and Georgia’s Jacob Eason.

Franks topped all of them with a 78-yard bomb.

Of course this doesn’t mean pencil in Florida as SEC East champs, but they can at least take solace in the fact that Hail Mary’s are a viable option if he’s under center.

While we don’t have video of the throw (yet), here’s a MaxPreps video that shows why Florida likes him, and he uncorks a bomb at about the 1:15 mark.

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