Found May 07, 2013 on
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Forbes says so, anyway. Despite the fact Tebow is now unemployed after throwing just eight passes with the New York Jets in 2012, he's landed in the top spot on their annual list of the country's most influential athletes.
Here are the results (found influential by __%):
1. Tebow (29)
2. Michael Phelps (25)
3. Usain Bolt (23)
4. Derek Jeter (22)
5. Peyton Manning (21)
6. Drew Brees (21)
7. Gabby Douglas (19)
8. Aaron Rodgers (19)
9. LeBron James (18)
10. David Beckham (18)
A unique set of QB strengths and weaknesses and an affinity for wearing his Christian faith on his sleeve combine to make Tebow a compelling public figure, even as an NFL backup. Whether or not he’s able to remain deeply ingrained in the public consciousness without eventually getting more time on the field remains to be seen. But for now, Tebow, he of 2.2 million Twitter followers, is still the man people talk about.
It's amazing to me that Teb...
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Some of Tim Tebow's fans are taking a drastic approach to finding him a team, appealing to President Obama to force the Jaguars to sign him.
BRING HIM IN
Some people really want the Jags to sign free agent quarterback Tim Tebow. There are radio ads telling the team to sign the QB.
Dear Tim, What up, Mr. Tebow? Had a bit of a rough week, huh? Listen, I know you’re probably busy practicing footwork and mechanics and not-throwing interceptions and stuff, but I was hoping you could give me a minute of your time. I know that you’ve probably got people pulling your square jawline in a million different directions right now, but I think this is something...
It appears no team's fans are more in love with Tim Tebow than Jags fans.
While Jaguars management insists they have no interest in signing the former University of Florida product, fans have attempted to file a petition with the White House and, now, a prominent Florida attorney has taken out an ad on Jacksonville radio waves.
John Morgan, who has law offices throughout Florida...
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News believes that free agent quarterback Tim Tebow will certainly have the option of working in television once his pro football career is over, which could be pretty soon. No doubt the former Heisman Trophy winner, released by the Jets last week, would like to appear in front of a camera playing quarterback in the National Football League. That...
Tim Tebow has been silent since being released by the New York Jets last week, but his fans and supporters have not. A Jaguars fans who no doubt is a Tebow fan, has taken it upon himself to help get his favorite player a job.
Said fan has sent a petition to our esteemed President Obama, asking him to force Jaguars GM David Caldwell to sign Tebow to a contract.
The full petition...
If Tim Tebow can’t get a job in the NFL as a quarterback, a TV career may be on the horizon.
ESPN believes the former Jet will be playing football in 2013, but if not, he’s on the network’s radar as a college football analyst, according to the New York Daily News. There will be competition for Tebow’s services, though — unlike in the NFL, where there is none.
Tim Tebow has been unemployed for a few weeks ever since being released a couple weeks ago by the New York Jets. According to The New York Daily News though, if he can’t find a job in football he has opportunities elsewhere. It is being reported that ESPN or Fox Sports might consider bringing on [...]
Enigmatic quarterback Tim Tebow is having some difficulty finding a new team to latch onto ever since being released by the New York Jets late last month.His unorthodox throwing motion and lack of accuracy have been cited as a couple of the main reasons why teams are choosing to avoid him like a plague. But at least one former coach said he would be willing to take a flier on the...
Even on the unemployment line, Tim Tebow remains a popular presence.
The former Jets quarterback, cut by New York last week after one disappointing season and now a free agent, was selected as America's most influential athlete, according to a survey released Monday by Forbes.com.
Tebow had the most influence on fans, according to 29 percent of respondents, finishing ahead...
The signing of free-agent rookies Jordan Rodgers and Matt Scott is not viewed as the answer to the Jacksonville Jaguars' quarterback situation.That goes double for a group of fans who posed the question: Why not Tim Tebow?Shortly after he was given his release by the New York Jets a week ago, the Jacksonville native and Heisman Trophy winner at Florida became the subject of a...
The most obvious question here is, if Tim Tebow is so influential, why can’t he get a job in the NFL?
According to Forbes, the former New York Jets backup quarterback and current free agent, topped the popular magazine’s annual list of America’s Most Influential Athletes.
Tebow’s 29% “influential” rating beat out Michael Phelps (25%), Usain Bolt (23%) who I had no...