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Tim Tebow

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Regarded by many experts as the greatest player in the history of college football, Tim Tebow was born in the Philippines to Baptist missionaries. Before she became pregnant with him, his mother had contracted amoebic dysentery. During her pregnancy, the medications used to treat the dysentery caused a severe placental abruption, a condition in which the placental lining separates from the uterus. The Tebows decided to carry the baby to term as abortion is against their faith. Tebow and his mother appeared in a pro-life commercial funded by evangelical group Focus on the Family during Super Bowl XLIV which stirred national controversy.Tim began playing football when he was 6 years old. He and his siblings were home-schooled by their mother at the family's farm outside of Jacksonville, Florida. Taking advantage of a state law passed allowing home-schooled students to compete in high school sports, in 2003, he and his mother moved to Ponte Vedra so he would be eligible to play for Allen D. Nease High School. He was named Player of the Year as a junior (playing his last game that season with a broken fibula), and Mr. Football his senior year after he lead Nease to the Class 4A title. On December 13, 2005, three days after Nease won state, Tebow announced he would be playing for his parents' alma mater, the University of Florida.To say he dominated in his four years at Florida is an understatement. He threw for 9,285 yards and 31 touchdowns, rushed for 2,947 yards (SEC record for a quarterback) and 57 touchdowns (breaking Emmitt Smith's school record, and Kevin Faulk's SEC record) for 12,232 total offensive yards (breaking Danny Wuerffel's school record), leading the Gators to 2 SEC titles and 2 national titles. He was also the first player in NCAA history to rush and pass for at least 20 touchdowns in a season. Among the slew of accolades he received were the Sullivan Award, the Davey O'Brien Award, the Maxwell Award, the Wuerffel Trophy, the Chic Harley Award, the Wooden Cup, the Manning Award, the Campbell Trophy, Touchdown Club of Columbus Quarterback of the Year Award, the AP Player of the Year, the SEC Male Athlete of the Year, and the Heisman Trophy.However, pundits doubted he had what it took to make it in the NFL, and were shocked when he was taken 25th overall in the 2010 draft by the Denver Broncos. He became a sensation in 2011 when he took the 1-4 Broncos to an 8-8 record and the AFC West title, most of those wins coming in the last minutes. "Tebowing" - a term coined to describe his habit of kneeling on one knee in prayer as he bowed his head and either rested an arm on the opposite bent knee or his elbow on the knee with his fist at his forehead - was aped by celebrities, and inspired a web page which received over 20,000 photos of people "Tebowing". The Broncos beat the then-AFC champ Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the playoffs when Tebow connected with Demaryius Thomas for an 80-yard touchdown on the first play of overtime.While fans were sold on Tebow Time, Broncos head coach John Fox and Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway were not. After Elway signed free agent Peyton Manning, Tebow was traded to the New York Jets. A disastrous season followed as special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff, offensive coordinator Tony Sparano, and head coach Rex Ryan couldn't figure out how to best-utilize him. He was released on April 29, 2013, throwing for 39 yards and rushing for 102 yards for no touchdowns in 12 games.He signed with the New England Patriots on June 10th. As it carries two quarterbacks, as opposed to most teams, which carry three or four, he had his work cut out for him. In 3 pre-season games, he completed 11-of-30 passes for 145 yards, 2 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, rushed for 91 yards, and spent most of those games, literally, running for his life. His performance intensified criticism of his football acumen. He was released on August 31st despite owner Robert Kraft claiming he was rooting for him to make the team. In December, he signed with ESPN to be an analyst on its SEC Network, which launched on his 27th birthday.Tebow signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on April 20, 2015; he was released on September 5th.  See full bio on IMDb »

Tim Tebow to Russell Wilson -- 'Best of Luck' ... In No Sex Before Marriage Thing

Tim Tebow to Russell Wilson:
'Best of Luck' In No Sex Before Marriage Thing

Russell Wilson and Ciara have Tim Tebow's support in their vow to abstain from sex until marriage.   Of course, Tim has also famously sworn off sex until he ties the knot ... and Sunday at… READ MORE >

Tim Tebow -- Jacked, Shirtless, Tossing Children (VIDEO)

Tim Tebow
Jacked, Shirtless, Tossing Children

Say what you will about his QB skills ... dude's in good shape. READ MORE >

- 304 days ago
Terry Crews -- I'm Like Tim Tebow ... No Sex Before Marriage!

Terry Crews
I'm Like Tim Tebow No Sex Before Marriage!

Tim Tebow may be on to something with that whole "No sex before marriage" thing ... 'cause Terry Crews says he also holstered his wang before his wedding -- and it was the best move he ever made.… READ MORE >

- 305 days ago
Shawne Merriman -- Sorry, Michael Sam ... You're No Tim Tebow!

Shawne Merriman
Sorry, Michael Sam ... You're No Tim Tebow!

Michael Sam is making the right moves to get another shot at making it in the NFL, but it'll take divine intervention for him to beat Tim Tebow back to the league ... according to ex-player… READ MORE >

- 307 days ago
Michael Sam -- Plans on Returning to the NFL ... Fires Agent, Publicist

Michael Sam
Planning Return to the NFL ... Fires Agent, Publicist

Michael Sam is dead set on making his way back to the National Football League ... and has fired his agent and his publicist in an effort to get his career back on track. One of Sam's… READ MORE >

- 311 days ago
Tim Tebow On NFL Future -- 'Figuring Out the Next Step' (VIDEO)

Tim Tebow
On NFL Future 'Figuring Out the Next Step'

Tim Tebow doesn't sound so sure he's gonna get another shot in the NFL ... but he's not exactly giving up his dream either.  We just shot Tim at LAX -- getting ready to fly to Gainesville… READ MORE >

- 311 days ago
Jermaine Dupri -- Tebow to the Cowboys?? So So Dumb.

Jermaine Dupri
Tebow to the Cowboys?? ... So So Dumb.

Jermaine Dupri is a HUGE fan of the Dallas Cowboys.  He's NOT a huge fan of Tim Tebow.  So, when our guy asked how Jermaine felt about the possibility of the Cowboys bringing Tim to… READ MORE >

- 311 days ago
Sly Stallone -- The Eagles Friggin' Blew It ... By Cutting Tim Tebow (VIDEO)

Sly Stallone
The Eagles Friggin' Blew It ... By Cutting Tim Tebow

The Philadelphia Eagles know they done messed up now ... 'cause Sly Stallone -- a Philly Icon -- says the team totally crapped the bed ... by cutting Tim Tebow.  READ MORE >

- 325 days ago
NFL's Chris Johnson -- I BELIEVE IN TEBOW ... Don't Give Up On NFL! (Video)

NFL's Chris Johnson
I BELIEVE IN TEBOW ... Don't Give Up On NFL!

Tim Tebow's not some laughing stock amongst his peers ... just ask NFL superstar Chris Johnson who tells TMZ Sports point blank -- he thinks Tebow BELONGS in the league.  The Arizona… READ MORE >

- 328 days ago
Tim Tebow -- NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Tim Tebow

The Eagles have cut Tim Tebow. Sad. READ MORE >

- 330 days ago

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