The New York Mets, who have recently played themselves back into Wild Card contention, announced their signing of Tim Tebow today... to play baseball. Tebow will join the Mets' instructional league at their Spring Training facility in Port St. Lucie (when he's not on TV for ESPN). Hey — the guy has a good history in orange and blue.
Tim Tebow throws a pass to Marco Rubio, Speaker of the Florida House of Represenatives, in the house chamber at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. Tebow was honored at the Florida State Capitol after he won the Heisman trophy and was part of Florida's national championship team.
Following Florida's loss to Mississippi, Tim Tebow made this statement to the media. The Gators' put the inspirational words on a plaque outside the football offices and went on to win the 2009 national championship.
With two national championships and a Heisman trophy to his name, the Florida Gators’ quarterback long ago secured his legacy as one of college football’s all-time greats. It is off the field, living a life devoted to Christian humanitarianism, where Tebow continues to make his mark.
Tim Tebow had his critics on high alert as rumors of his presence in a pro-life commercial swirled before Super Bowl XLIV. In reality, the ad, which starred Tebow and his mother plugging a website called "Focus on the Family," turned out to be much tamer than the fervor preceding its airing, which included some groups demanding that CBS not run it.
Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn look on during a minicamp workout in Denver. Tebow played just six games during his rookie season, mostly as a backup before starting the last three games of the Broncos' season. He threw for a total of 654 yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions. He also rushed for 227 yards and six touchdowns.
After taking over as Broncos starter following the team's 1-4 start, Tim Tebow guided Denver to six straight victories to push their record to 8-5. Despite losing their last three regular season games, the Broncos won the AFC West and hosted a playoff game against the Steelers.
Tim Tebow became a hero in Denver when he led the Broncos to a 29-23 overtime playoff victory over the Steelers. Tebow threw for 316 yards, scored two touchdowns and ran for another. He won the game on a 80-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime.
In what would turn out to be Tim Tebow's final game with the Broncos, the Patriots put his dream season to a nightmare end. In a 45-10 blowout loss, Tebow completed just 9 of 26 passes for 126 yards against a stifling Patriots defense.
Despite his success in Denver, the Broncos signed future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning in March and traded Tim Tebow (along with Denver's 2012 seventh-round draft pick) to the Jets in exchange for New York's fourth and sixth round-picks.
Tim Tebow ponders a question during an interview on the set of ESPN's new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C. Tebow had a new job as a commentator for the SEC Network, but was still looking for work in the NFL as a quarterback.
Tim Tebow speaks to the media after practice at Philadelphia Eagles training camp. Wildly popular and probably the most scrutinized player at camp, the biggest question is whether Chip Kelly finds enough ways to use Tebow to justify keeping him on the 53-man roster.