Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 6/16/13
Before he became a household name with stops in Denver, New York, and now New England, Tim Tebow nearly went a different way with his career. In an interview with WEEI, Boston Red Sox scout Tom Kotchman revealed that the Los Angeles Angels were prepared to draft Tebow out of high school. “We wanted to draft him,” Kotchman, who worked for the Angels at the time, said. “But he never sent back his information card. Either it never got to him, or … It’s Tim Tebow. Who knows if it got to him, and if it did we just never got it back. Otherwise were were going to take him.” The information card asks prospects a series of questions in order to gauge their interest in the sport. Regardless, Tebow more than proved himself on the baseball field, batting .494 as a junior for Nease High School, which he led to the final four of the Florida state playoffs. Tebow didn't play baseball as a senior, opting to enroll at Florida and begin what would be a well-documented football career. Al...
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