Having played quarterback for four years in high school, that helped shape him into an extremely intelligent football player,” Springer said. “He has a great feel for the game, and his time as a quarterback helped him understand that playing wide receiver, it’s about being able to make adjustments. He does a great job of making adjustments on the run. He understands that you can’t be a robot when you play wide receiver. You have to be flexible.
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