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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 now is a longshot. The odds of him landing a TV gig as a college football analyst are much better – excellent – if Tebow wants to take the plunge. The way the current cable landscape is setting up makes Tebow the most attractive of candidates. In August, the Foxies will begin an assault on ESPN, launching Fox Sports One, their all-sports cable network. There is no bigger name on the current Fox Sports roster, no bigger new name it could bring to FS1, than Tim Tebow. Fox’s college football studio show now consists of Erin Andrews, Eddie George and Joey Harrington. Throw Tebow into the mix and the buzz becomes huge, the sizzle electric. Tebow’s loyal flock of eyeballs would follow him, significantly increasing the ratings of a show rarely discussed. The ESPN faculty is aware Tebow could be in play. Word is they believe he will be playing football somewhere this season. If that’s not the case they ain’t letting Tebow waltz to Fox, or any other outlets (like NBC Sports Network or CBS Sports Network), without pursuing him, big-time. It doesn’t take a genius — or me — to figure this out. ESPN hitched its wagon to Tebow’s star a long time ago. The ride lasted right through his failed tenure with Gang Green. If ESPN suits had a chance to make him part of their team they would be all in, right? It’s not like ESPN doesn’t have a few hours of college football programming to fill, including “College GameDay.” Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard wouldn’t mind having Tebow join them if it means drastically increasing their audience. Or if ESPN wanted to change the demographic look of “College Football Scoreboard,” they could move Tebow in with Lou Holtz and Mark May. Tebow almost has the perfect personality for television. As much as people claim they’re sick of hearing about him, he has great energy and passion for life and the game of football. While no one knows what Tebow plans on doing once his pro career is over, he would be wise to get back into college football and get on TV. Need NFL Tickets?
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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.
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.
Earlier in the week, the Miami Dolphins declined to comment
on whether the franchise was interested in quarterback Tim Tebow, who was recently released by the New York Jets. This caused speculation to swirl around
the team’s potential interest in the QB, but Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald told Pro Football Talk that the Dolphins don’t want Tebow.
Salguero says the Dolphins...
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...
100. It is just a number. Important in mathematics, but not more than 1, 2, or 5. We see it because it represents perfection. 100% on your test. 100% of your games won.
From 0 to 100 in just under two years. Either the world's slowest car, or the march of sports and those who cover it. Why not see a few more numbers from the last two years?
24: The amount...