NFL Draft: Tim Tebow’s Ploy To Be Overdrafted Is Working

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We all know the story. Tim Tebow, love him or hate him, is one of the most decorated players in college football history. He has two national championships, won the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore and just about every other award for an offensive player you could imagine.
He is a devoted Christian and the only draft prospect to be featured in a Super Bowl advertisement. He has the most marketability of any college player this game has ever seen. Quite frankly, he could never play a down in the NFL but will still be talked about for a long time.
He is the most scrutinized player in this draft class. There is no doubt about his productivity and intangibles–both are amazing.
However, he comes from a system hasn't produced a decent NFL quarterback. The Senior Bowl was a classic example of how far Tebow has to come. His footwork definitely needs work and his elongated release has been rammed into our brains by draft analysts. He looked awkward taking snaps directly under cen...

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