Tim Tebow life and biography

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Tim Tebow biography

Date of birth : 1987-08-14
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Makati City, Philadelphia
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-16
Credited as : Football player NFL, quarterback for the Broncos, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Tim Tebow earned a bachelor's degree from Florida in family, youth and community sciences... Tim Tebow was born on Aug. 14, 1987, in Makati City, Philippines.
QUICKLY: Drafted in the first round (25th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft, Tebow became one of the most decorated players in college football history at Florida where he won two BCS National Championships... Ranks second in NCAA (FBS Division) history with a 170.8 career passing efficiency rating (661-995, 9,285 yds., 88 TDs, 16 INTs)… Became the first player in NCAA history to pass and rush for at least 20 touchdowns in a season as the first-ever sophomore winner of the Heisman Trophy in 2007… Set SEC career records for total offense (12,232 yds.), rushing touchdowns (57) and touchdown responsibility (145) in addition to becoming just the second player in college football history to win consecutive Maxwell Awards (2007-08) as the nation's best player.

2010: Tebow saw time in the season opener at Jacksonville (9/12), finishing with two carries for 2 yards.

2009: Tebow was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy and earned consensus first-team All-SEC honors (SEC Offensive Player of the Year) for the Gators as a senior after completing 213-of-314 (67.8%) passes for 2,895 yards with 21 touchdowns and five interceptions in 14 starts... Had 217 rushes for 910 yards (4.2 avg.) with 14 touchdowns... Led the nation in passer rating (164.2)... Named a second-team All-American and winner of the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award.

2008: Tebow led Florida to a National Championship and was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy as a junior, completing 192-of-298 (64.4%) passes for 2,746 yards with 30 touchdowns and four interceptions in 14 starts... Earned consensus first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors (SEC Offensive Player of the Year) and received the Maxwell Award (nation’s best player), Manning Award (nation’s best quarterback) and Wuerffel Trophy (athletics, academics and community)... Added 176 rushes for 673 yards (3.8 avg.) with 12 scores.

2007: Tebow became the first sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy as a consensus first-team All-American and first-team All-Southeastern Conference pick... Received the Maxwell Award and was tabbed the SEC Offensive Player of the Year... Completed 234-of-350 (66.9%) passes for 3,286 yards with 32 touchdowns and six interceptions while posting 895 yards and 23 touchdowns on 210 carries (4.3 avg.) in 13 starts... Set SEC records for total offense (4,181) and touchdowns (55)... Became the first player in NCAA history to pass and rush for at least 20 touchdowns.

2006: Tebow played all 14 games as a true freshman and was part of Florida’s National Championship team... Earned first-team Freshman All-Southeastern Conference honors and was an honorable mention Freshman All-American (The Sporting News), completing 22-of-33 (66.7%) passes for 358 yards with five touchdowns and one interception while ranking second on the team with 469 yards on 89 carries (5.3 avg.) with eight touchdowns.

Tebow finished his career at Nease High School in Jacksonville, Fla., with several Florida prep records, including passing yards (9,940) and touchdowns (159)... Twice received first-team all-state honors and was a Parade All-American as a senior after leading Nease to its first-ever state title (Class 4A)... Played linebacker and tight end at Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Fla., as a freshman before transferring to Nease.

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