Tim Tebow among first-timers on College Football HOF ballot
Hall Of Fame Ballot Football FILE - Florida quarterback Tim Tebow throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against LSU in Gainesville, Fla., Oct. 11, 2008. Tebow, who led Florida to two national championships and won a Heisman Trophy, is among the former players making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) (John Raoux)Tim Tebow, who led Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy, is among the former players making a first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation announced on Monday the players and coaches eligible for election into the Hall of Fame, and 11 of the 80 FBS players are debuting on the ballot. ___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25 Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Tebow praises QB Richardson's mobility, mechanics, mentality
Tebow worked out with Richardson a few days after the freshman arrived on campus in January 2020. So did his arm strength, mobility, mechanics and mentality. But I think he's got a very clean motion as well. … And then I think he's got a mentality of he wants to be great. Run, quarterback run or (deep) shot plays.wftv.com
Tim Tebow cut by Jacksonville Jaguars
Tim Tebow will no longer be wearing the teal, black and gold of the Jacksonville Jaguars. >> Read more trending newsThe tight end and the team announced Tebow has been cut from the team, WJAX reported. Tebow went to Twitter to confirm the news to fans, thanking the team for its support. Before joining the Jaguars this year he gained nationwide prominence as a quarterback, winning the national championship with the Florida Gators. After leaving the NFL, Tebow had a stint playing minor league baseball and appeared on ESPN and SEC Network as a college football analyst, WJAX reported.wftv.com
Tim Tebow's comeback story ends with Jaguars cutting him
Browns Jaguars Football Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Tavon Austin, right, makes a reception as tight end Tim Tebow (85) looks to block oncoming Cleveland Browns safety Jovante Moffatt (35) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Phelan M. Ebenhack)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — Tim Tebow's NFL comeback is seemingly over. The Jacksonville Jaguars waived Tebow on Tuesday, parting with the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner who switched from quarterback to tight end in hopes of rejuvenating his pro football career. Tebow's blocking ranged from awkward to awful in Jacksonville's preseason opener against Cleveland on Saturday night, his 34th birthday. Tebow opened training camp as Jacksonville’s fourth- or fifth-string tight end after switching positions this year. ___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFLCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Lawrence debuts with sack, fumble, preseason loss to Browns
Browns Jaguars Football Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) tries to avoid a tackle by Cleveland Browns defenders during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) (Stephen B. Morton)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — Trevor Lawrence’s professional debut opened with a sack and a fumble, hardly ideal but not too concerning for the Jacksonville Jaguars. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft rebounded, delivering a couple of impressive throws and somewhat salvaging his first preseason game — a 23-13 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night. Lawrence was taken down again on his second drive but responded with his best throw: a 35-yarder to Marvin Jones on third down. That one, however, came after Lawrence held the ball way longer than quarterbacks normally get away with in the NFL. Jaguars cornerback Tre Herndon left the game in the first quarter with a knee injury.wftv.com
Comeback story? Tebow opens Jags training camp as '1 of 90'
Jaguars Tebow Football FILE - Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Tim Tebow, left, performs a drill during an NFL football team practice in Jacksonville, Fla., in this Thursday, May 27, 2021, file photo. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) (John Raoux)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — Tim Tebow is one of the first to arrive at Jacksonville Jaguars practice. “Some of the things that the tight end position is asked to do is really not going to show up in a camp like this,” he said following a three-day minicamp last month. But to make the Jaguars, Tebow might need to be more versatile than ever: a dependable backup tight end, a core special teams player, a wildcat option in short-yardage and goal-line situations. He’s going to go to the side, get a couple reps, get it right and come back in.wftv.com
Tim Tebow 'has improved' since making TE debut with Jaguars
Tebow essentially looked the part on a sunbaked afternoon that capped his first week of organized team activities with the Jacksonville Jaguars. “It's 1 in 90 trying to make the team,” Jaguars coach Urban Meyer said. … That position’s trending upward; they’re doing a nice job.”Meyer declined to provide much insight into how he plans to potentially use Tebow. There has been speculation that Tebow could be a goal-line and short-yardage quarterback or even line up in the backfield alongside Lawrence. “I met him briefly in the locker room, so a really good guy from what I can tell.wftv.com
Lawrence says Tebow is "a guy you want to be around"
Trevor Lawrence is excited to have Tim Tebow as a teammate. “He looks great,” Lawrence said on the AP Pro Football Podcast. And then I’m excited to see what he can do on the field as well. He’s reuniting with Urban Meyer, his college coach, and joining Lawrence following the 21-year-old's standout career at Clemson. “It’s really special to be a part of that,” said Lawrence, who signed an endorsement deal with Gatorade last month.wftv.com
Reunited: Tebow signs with Jags, rejoins Meyer as tight end
The former Florida star and 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback signed a one-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday and will attempt to revive his pro career as a tight end. Others insist it’s merely the result of a decades-long relationship that now includes Meyer and Tebow being neighbors in Jacksonville. Tebow played for Meyer between 2006 and 2009, helping the Gators win two national championships while becoming one of the most recognizable athletes in college sports. When Tebow approached Meyer about making a comeback, the coach invited him to the facility for a workout. “I have one job and that is to win games with the Jacksonville Jaguars,” Meyer said.wftv.com
Report: Tim Tebow signs contract with Jacksonville Jaguars
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tim Tebow is officially a Jacksonville Jaguar, Channel 9′s sister station WJAX reported. He signed his contract with the team Thursday morning, a source told NFL Network Ian Rapoport. READ: Jacksonville Jaguars name Urban Meyer as coachTebow would be reunited with his college coach Urban Meyer, who is now head coach of the Jaguars, WJAX reported. On April 29, the first day of the NFL Draft, Rapoport and ESPN Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported that Tebow had recently worked out with the Jaguars TE coach. READ: Jaguars open NFL draft, Meyer era by drafting LawrenceSchefter previously reported that Tebow moving to tight end is a move many believe would have extended his NFL career had he made the transition earlier.wftv.com
Report: Tebow-Meyer reunion on verge of becoming official
Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) (John Raoux)Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL. The league-owned network said the deal "could be official in the next week or so." This was years ago.”But when Tebow asked about an NFL comeback in February, Meyer invited him to the facility for a workout. “I have one job and that is to win games with the Jacksonville Jaguars,” Meyer said.wftv.com
Tebow-Meyer reunion? Jaguars still looking to fill TE hole
“Trent looked at me like I had five heads.”The Jaguars waited nearly two days – 141 picks, to be precise – to finally address the tight end position. But he’s an unlikely answer to the team’s most glaring hole, leaving the Jaguars in the market to make a move for a pass-catching tight end. Tebow retired from professional baseball in February and worked out for the Jaguars a week later – as a tight end. "He worked out with our tight end coach. “There’s some conversations going on right now about how to try to find a tight end.”The Jaguars parted with veteran Tyler Eifert and oft-injured 2019 draft pick Josh Oliver in the offseason.wftv.com
Tim Tebow retires from baseball after five years with Mets
FILE - In this May 16, 2019 file photo, Syracuse Mets' Tim Tebow speaks with reporters prior to a minor league baseball game in Syracuse, N.Y. Tebow has been invited to big league spring training by the New York Mets, taking one of 75 spots after Major League Baseball limited spring roster sizes as a coronavirus precaution. (AP Photo/John Kekis, File)Tim Tebow is retiring from baseball after five years as a minor leaguer with the New York Mets. AdA lefty-hitting outfielder, the 33-year-old was invited the major league spring training this season, taking one of New York's 75 spots after Major League Baseball limited spring roster sizes as a coronavirus precaution. Position players aren't slated to report to the Mets' spring complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida, until next week. He was hired by ESPN as a college football analyst in 2013 and worked in broadcasting throughout his time pursuing a chance to play major league baseball.
March for Life asks its supporters to stay home this year
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, anti-abortion activists participate in the "March for Life" rally near Capitol Hill in Washington. Organizers of the March for Life, the anti-abortion movements preeminent annual event, are asking their supporters nationwide not to gather in Washington in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Organizers of the March for Life, the anti-abortion movement’s preeminent annual event, are asking their supporters nationwide not to gather in Washington this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest. Local March for Life events also have been affected this year. State marches in Arkansas and Oregon have been indefinitely postponed, while a march planned in Tucson, Arizona, was converted into a car caravan dubbed the Road Rally for Life.
Heisman finalists: Tide teammates plus Lawrence and Trask
(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith along with Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Jones and Smith are the eighth set of teammates to be finalists together since the tradition started in 1982. Smith is trying to become the first wide receiver to win the Heisman since Michigan's Desmond Howard in 1991. Jones or Smith would become Alabama's third Heisman winner, but first that is not a running back. Iowa State running back Breece Hall was sixth, followed by Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, BYU quarterback Zach Wilson, Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book and Florida tight end Kyle Pitts.
Cotton Bowl: Big 12 champ Oklahoma vs SEC runner-up Florida
ARLINGTON, Texas – Oklahoma is going right back to the stadium where the Sooners just won their sixth Big 12 championship in a row to play SEC runner-up Florida in the Cotton Bowl. During a Gators team meeting on Zoom to discuss their bowl destination, one of the first questions players asked Mullen was where the Cotton Bowl was played. Oklahoma is in the Cotton Bowl for only the third time, its first since a 41-13 loss to Texas A&M on Jan. 4, 2013. The Cotton Bowl will be played two days before Alabama faces No. Pitts announced is turning pro and won't play in the Cotton Bowl.
Mond, No. 5 Texas A&M finish strong in 31-20 win over Auburn
Kellen Mond passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third and the fifth-ranked Aggies scored 17 points in the fourth quarter of a come-from-behind 31-20 victory over Auburn on Saturday. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher wasn't interested in speculating on how the win might affect his team's playoff chances. He completed 18 of 23 for 196 yards, highlighted by two TDs to Jalen Wydermyer, and ran for 60 yards. The Aggies ran for a season-high 313 yards and held a 16-minute advantage in time of possession. Auburn: Was outgained 168-21 in the fourth quarter.
Heisman front-runner? Trask, No. 6 Florida thump Hogs 63-35
Arkansas acting head coach Barry Odom, center, watches a stadium video monitor after Florida scored a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Heisman front-runner? Trask, No. 6 Florida thump Hogs 63-35
Trask repeatedly torched the Razorbacks (3-4), who were without coach Sam Pittman and without much of a chance by halftime. It was the second time this season Trask tossed six TDs in a game. “I think I did a great job of executing and being efficient,” said Trask, who now has an SEC-record 28 TD passes and just three interceptions in six games. He became the third player in school history with at least 25 touchdown passes in multiple years, joining Heisman Trophy winners Tim Tebow and Danny Wuerffel. Florida: The Gators have the offense to beat anyone and the defense to keep everyone in games.
Trask, Florida upend Georgia 44-28 in 'Cocktail Party'
His Florida teammates took it to another level, running and leaping into the stands. Trask had another four-touchdown night, becoming the first quarterback in Southeastern Conference history to accomplish the feat in five consecutive games, and the eighth-ranked Gators beat No. Trask and the Gators took advantage, burning Georgia repeatedly with wheel routes while overcoming a 14-0 deficit. If they’re going bracket and take away and double people, he’s going to go to who you’re not doubling or covering.”Once Trask and Florida got going, the Bulldogs did little to stop them. Florida notched a signature win for Mullen, but likely can't afford a slip-up down the stretch to remain in play for a CFP spot.
Who’s Boss? No. 1 Clemson powers past No. 7 Miami 42-17
Miami entered as the ACC leader in offense at 499 yards a game. Potter out for a 61-yard field field with 3 seconds remaining. Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott said Lawrence had the wind knocked out of him and his quick return uplifted the Tigers. Lawrence ended with 292 yards, completing 29 of 41 and went without an interception for a 12th straight game. Clemson: The Tigers have been in four of the last five matchups of Top-10 ACC teams — and won them all.
Kyle Trask leads Florida into venue that inspired his name
Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) throws a pass against South Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux,Pool)GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When Florida quarterback Kyle Trask walks into Kyle Field this weekend, it surely will feel a little surreal. So Trask had plenty of loved ones around him rooting against the state’s flagship university in Austin. On Saturday, some of those relatives might be a little torn between their beloved and 21st-ranked Aggies (1-1) and Trask and the No. Trask was a freshman at Manvel High at the time, in the early stages of a seven-year stretch as a backup quarterback. A year after replacing Franks at Kentucky and finishing with the most TD passes (25) for a Florida quarterback since Tebow’s senior season in 2010, Trask leads the Southeastern Conference with 10 TD tosses in two games.
Lawrence's 3 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to 41-23 win vs Virginia
CLEMSON, S.C. – Trevor Lawrence was happy with Clemson's win over Virginia. Lawrence threw for 329 yards and three touchdowns as Clemson opened 3-0 for the sixth straight year with a 41-23 victory over the Cavaliers on Saturday night. However, like so often the past few years when pressed, Clemson and Lawrence found what it took to succeed. Rodgers had two TD catches in the final six minutes of the opening half to give Clemson a 24-3 lead that Virginia could not overcome. That's when Lawrence found Etienne for a final scoring throw to restore Clemson's momentum.
Trask, Pitts help No. 3 Florida top South Carolina 38-24
3 Florida to a 38-24 victory over South Carolina on Saturday. The next performance comes at Kyle Field, where Texas A&M will try to become the first Southeastern Conference opponent to slow down Trask and Pitts in 2020. Kevin Harris was one of the few bright spots for South Carolina, which flubbed a chance to make it a one-score game in the final minute. DROPPED PASSESA big reason South Carolina couldn’t keep up in the first half was dropped passes. Florida takes its “Kyle to Kyle Show” to Kyle Field to play Texas A&M next Saturday.
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee to speak at MDCA
Huckabee will be the fifth speaker in the annual distinguished speaker series, following others like former NFL player Tim Tebow and famed football coach Lou Holtz. School officials said they sought out the former governor because of his dedication to his faith. MOUNT DORA Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will visit Mount Dora Christian Academy and Christian Home in March as a guest speaker for the schools Distinguished Speaker Series. Huckabee will be the fifth speaker in the series, following others like former NFL player Tim Tebow and famed football coach Lou Holtz. Before he was a governor, before he was a politician, he was minister, MDCAs Vice President of Development Tim Deem said.dailycommercial.com
Tim Tebow weds in South Africa
Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters were married Monday night in South Africa. Tim Tebow has tied the knot. The former University of Florida quarterback and Jacksonville native married Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, a 24-year-old native of South Africa and the 2017 Miss Universe, Monday night in South Africa, People magazine reported Monday. According to People, the couple exchanged vows during a 30-minute sunset ceremony at La Paris Estate in Cape Town, South Africa, before about 250 guests. @hanrihumanA post shared by Tim Tebow (@timtebow) on Jan 19, 2020 at 7:39am PSTDems, Im so grateful to share in your culture... and thank you South Africa for sharing @demileighnp with me!, Tebow wrote in an Instagram post Sunday.ocala.com
Looks like Tim Tebow has finally had the sex
Some of the highlights include a keto-friendly grooms cake, steaks, and a bacon salad that the couple says they eat all the time.Ive been looking forward to three things, Tebow told the publication. The first moment I see her in her wedding dress, the first kiss, and the first dance together as man and wife. Its such a special night. Ive been waiting my entire life for someone special, who I can spend the rest of my life with. Smart.Congrats to Tebow on his special night and the loss of his virginity.orlandoweekly.com
Tim Tebow buys $2.99M home in Jacksonville golf community
Exterior highlights include a large veranda overlooking the saltwater pool, lake and golf course, plus a five-car garage. Former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow has purchased a home in Glen Kernan Golf & Country Club, his second in the gated Jacksonville community, according to the Jacksonville Daily Record. Exterior highlights include a large veranda overlooking the saltwater pool, lake and golf course, plus a five-car garage. Tebow, 31, reportedly scored a home run on the price of the 2016 home, originally listed for $3.5 million. He is also an SEC analyst and president of the Tim Tebow Foundation, a nonprofit organization.ocala.com