Gators' all-everything player Trey Burton may focus on one spot next season
Florida offensive coordinator Charlie Weis said Tuesday that most likely RB/TE Trey Burton will focus on just one position next season. Burton, who is a former QB, has played multiple positions on offense this season, but Weis said he thinks the sophomore would be better suited- and help the Gators more - if he concentrated on just one position.
“What has to happen with Trey is we’ve used him in multiple positions,’’ Weis said. “We’ve used him at halfback. We’ve used him at fullback. We’ve used him at quarterback. We’ve used him at wide receiver: I think this off-season we’re going to settle him in at one position and give him a chance to be. For example, when (Chris) Rainey and (Jeff) Demps are gone, rather than play him at fullback, play him at halfback. Give him a chance to be the guy at halfback. We’ll have to wait and see how that goes. There isn’t one guy that wants to be a jack-of-all trades, master of none. They want to find a home and be a guy where they have an opportunity to help the team out however we see best.”
Burton has played in all 10 games this season. He's rushed for 106 yards on 30 attempts and has 145 receiving yards with 17 receptions. He is also 3-of-5 for 17 yards in at quarterback.