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Over the last two years, many Jacksonville Jaguars fans have wondered what life would be like if their team had drafted Tim Tebow. Now they know they're not alone.
In a recent interview with Jacksonville radio station WOKV, new Jaguars owner Shahid Khan said he sometimes wonders the same thing.
Furthermore, Khan, who bought the team from former owner Wayne Weaver for a reported 760 million in January, went as far as to say that he would have taken Tebow, a Jacksonville native, in the 2010 draft.
"100 percent I would have," Khan said. "Absolutely."
According to Florida Times-Union reporter Gene Frenette, Khan said that the team would not have used the No. 10 pick which was used to select Cal defensive tackle Tyson Alualu to take Tebow. Rather, the Jaguars would have traded for a later pick in the first round to select him, instead.
And what a difference it could have made for a team that is regularly discussed as a franchise ripe for relocation.
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