Jacksonville Jaguars planning to sign Tim Tebow, report says

Tebow to play tight end, not quarterback this go-round

Tim Tebow is seen by the octagon during UFC 261 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on April 24, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
Tim Tebow is seen by the octagon during UFC 261 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on April 24, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images) (2021 Getty Images)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tim Tebow is headed back to the NFL, reportedly.

Ian Rapoport, of NFL.com, tweeted Monday that the Jacksonville Jaguars are planning to sign Tebow to a one-year contract.

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Tebow, a former quarterback with the Florida Gators and Denver Broncos, would become a tight end for the Jags.

“Deal that could be official in the next week or so,” the tweet said. “Nothing done yet. But he’ll have a chance to make the team to reunite with his mentor and college head coach Urban Meyer.”

Tebow won the Heisman Trophy at Florida and was a first-round pick of the Broncos in 2010.

Most recently, Tebow played professional baseball in the New York Mets farm system.


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