Tim Tebow signs with SEC Network, has an out clause if NFL team comes calling


The SEC Network on ESPN has announced that they’ve signed former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow for their pregame show SEC Nation.

Tebow will make his debut on January 6 from Pasadena for ESPN’s VIZIO BCS National Championship Coverage.

Former Florida quarterback and Heisman winner, Tim Tebow, has been hired as a college football analyst for the SEC Network launching in August 2014. Through a multi-year agreement, Tebow’s primary role will be as an analyst for SEC Nation, the network’s traveling pregame show that will originate from a different SEC campus each week beginning August 28, 2014. In the months leading up to launch and after, he will contribute to a variety of ESPN platforms including SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, and the network’s Heisman Trophy coverage, offering in-depth perspective as a legendary Southeastern Conference player.

On Monday, Jan. 6, Tebow will make his first appearance as an ESPN analyst during pregame coverage of the 2013 VIZIO BCS National Championship. He will contribute to the 9 a.m. ET edition of SportsCenterCollege Football Live (3 p.m.) and College GameDay Built by The Home Depot (7 p.m.). He will also be part of studio coverage for the new College Football Playoff (semifinals and championship game), which begins next season.

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  there is a clause in Tebow’s contract that he can leave ESPN if an NFL team wants to sign him.



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