Reasons Tim Tebow Breaks The Mold

Reasons Tim Tebow Breaks The Mold

1 . Miracle Child

Due to severe complications doctors expected a still birth and strongly suggested an abortion to Tims mother in order to save her life. She refused, and in 1987 Tim Tebow was

2 . Born in the Philippines

His parents were Baptist missionaries to the island nation which led to Tim being born in the sprawling metropolis of Makati City.

3 . Homeschooled

Along with all of his siblings, Tim was homeschooled up until the day he left to play at the University of Florida.

4 . Impacts Legislation

Primarily as a result of being a successful homeschooled athlete, he has several pieces of legislation named after him that are intended to provide equal access to high school athletics for homeschooled students.

5 . Played on a Broken Fibula

Originally thought by the high school coaching staff to be a bad cramp, Tim continued to play in games even rushing for a 29 yard touchdown at one point. Eventually, however, the extent of his injury was discovered and he was held out for the rest of his junior season.

6 . All American in High School

In spite of the stigma surrounding homeschooled athletes, Tim ended up playing in the high school All American Bowl which features the top 78 senior high school football players in the nation.

7 . Made Florida s All Century Team

In 2007 Tim was named to Floridas All Century Team that featured the top 33 players from Floridas 100 year history of high school football.

8 . Works Out Like A Grizzly

Flipping tires, pushing SUVs, dragging sleds, its almost like hes a superhero or something

9 . He s a Superhero

Marvel artists have actually immortalized him as Super Tim who made his debut on Sportscenter recently.

10 . Youngest of 5 Siblings

As if having brothers and sisters isnt hard enough, being the youngest of 5 is bound to make you