Former Heisman winner and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is reportedly attempting a football comeback.
Tebow, the former Florida superstar, last played in the NFL during the 2015 pre-season. Then with Philadelphia, the Eagles released him ahead of the start of the 2015 regular season.
Tebow has since taken a shot at baseball. He signed a minor-league contract with the New York Mets in 2016, but struggled connecting at the plate. After spending almost five years playing in various minor leagues, Tebow wants to return to football.
According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, Tebow recently worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars and his former head coach in Urban Meyer. The 2007 Heisman winner isn’t trying to play quarterback, though. Tebow has transitioned to playing tight end, and wants to play for the Jaguars.
“Update on a former first-round pick: Tim Tebow recently worked out for the #Jaguars, source said, and there has been at least some discussion of him signing,” Rapoport tweeted on Thursday. “Oh, and he’s a tight end now.”
We definitely didn’t see this coming.
Update on a former first-round pick: Tim Tebow recently worked out for the #Jaguars, source said, and there has been at least some discussion of him signing. Oh, and he’s a tight end now.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 29, 2021
It was clear early on during Tim Tebow’s NFL career that he just wasn’t good enough to play quarterback in the pros. But no one ever questioned his athleticism.
Many have suggested Tebow undergo a position change to better utilize his skill-set, and tight end is the obvious answer.
It looks like the Jaguars may be impressed with what the former Florida star has to offer. According to Rapoport, there’s been “discussion” surrounding a potential contract.
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