Found December 13, 2011 on Midwest Sports Fans:
PLAYERS: Tim Tebow
TEAMS: Denver Broncos
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He’s got folk hero status across the country. He’s winning when everybody was betting against him. He’s won over fans outside of football. Could Tim Tebow one day win elections like he’s winning football games now? It’s clearly way too soon to predict, before you scoff at the notion of an athlete leveraging success on the field or court to success in politics, remember: there is a precedent, and plenty of it. From “Timmy” Tebow to Congressman Tebow? Tebow may win ugly, but it doesn’t look like his fans care. For them, he represents something bigger. He’s the underdog. He’s also a Christian underdog. Both types of underdog fans are pulling for him. Conservatives love him and Christian-conservatives adore him. He can’t win the presidential nomination this go-round, obviously, but could he be a favorite in 2036? He’ll be around 50 years old by that time and potentially primed for the Republican nomination. Jack Kemp was on the ticket with Bob Dole for Vice-President when Clinton and Gore
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