Former Florida Gator and current New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow was introduced as a member of the Florida booster board this past weekend.
During Tebow’s time at the podium he talked about being a Gator in the NFL and ripped Notre Dame along the way.
“So many guys come up to me and say, ‘What’s it like to be at the University of Florida? What’s it like to be a Gator?’ The first thing I think of is, ‘Wouldn’t you like to know.’ … I had a teammate at Denver who played the same position as me and he went to the University of Notre Dame,” said Tebow. “He would brag about his university, how great it was. Most of us in the locker room were like, ‘C’mon, we all had opportunities. We chose not to go there.’ … But he talked so much about his university that it became easy. I’d say, ‘Your whole team had one guy who ran under a 5.0 40 [yard dash]. Our kicker ran under 5.0.’ ”
I find Tebow’s comments very funny , since he’s likely being very honest in what he said and it’s certainly true. Teams that typically play in cold weather climates in the northern United States, typically have a harder time recruiting athletes with a lot of speed. Premiere athletes coming out of high school prefer schools in the SEC and Pac-12.