Tim Tebow steps into the pocket and delivers a strike to the end zone. Touchdown, Gators win.
Tebow, a two-time national champion and Heisman Trophy winner, jogs off the field to celebrate with his teammates and coaches. He must feel like the golden boy who can do no wrong, as if everyone wants a piece of him. He is the definitive big man on campus.
With the clock expiring on the final kneel down of the game, a mass of players, reporters, camera crews, and the like, rush to center field as confetti falls from above. Tebow is swarmed, as he often is, by hundreds of people who will hang on his every word. And why shouldn’t they? He’s the most accomplished collegiate athlete of all time, he’s humble, he’s moral and spiritual, he preaches the right values, he’s a leader…the list goes on and on.
We could dive into his trips to the Philippines to help underprivileged kids there. We could go on about his resolve to cap off a aational championship season last year, after a tough loss at home. We could talk about his history of constantly outpacing his doubters, competitors, and assum...
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