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Tim Tebow Who is Tim Tebow?Tim Tebow, born Timothy Richard Tebow, is one of the youngest quarterbacks in this year’s NFL playoffs. Tebow has encountered positive and negative criticisms over his persistence and openness to pray and speak about his faith.

Some facts you may not have known about Tim Tebow:

  1. Despite football’s lack in a strong global following, Tim Tebow has fans all over the world that he has inspired and that follow his career and team.
  2. Tim Tebow was actually born in the Philippines, where his missionary parents were helping at the time.
  3. There will be three Tim Tebow action figures released at a toy store near you this year.
  4. Turning 25 this year, Tim Tebow is one of the youngest quarterbacks in the NFL.
  5. Tim Tebow was the first home-schooled athlete to be nominated for a Heisman Trophy.

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Tim Tebow Voted Most Popular Athlete in ESPN Poll

According to an ESPN poll, America’s most beloved athlete is Bronco’s quarterback, Tim Tebow. The ESPN Sports Poll is run every month to determine who the country’s favorite professional athlete currently is.

“To put this in perspective, Tim Tebow rose to the top before the end of his second pro season. It took Tiger Woods three years, LeBron James eight years and Kobe Bryant 11 years,” Rich Luker, founder and director of the ESPN Sports Poll, said. “I think we may be at the front end of a new era in sports stars.”

Some of the athletes that came close in the list with Tim Tebow were Kobe Bryant, Tom Brady, and Peyton Manning. With all of the love and hate in the air over Tim Tebow, this poll is a great indication of where football and sports fans are truly leaning.

NFL Super Bowl 46

The twelve teams that made it to the playoffs are:

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Super Bowl 46

Today there are only four teams left, this Sunday the NFL divisional playoffs go down between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots and the New York Giants versus the San Francisco 49ers. Tickets are still on sale for the AFC Championship and the NFC Championship, visit Dynamic Tickets for the best football ticket deals.

The two victorious teams will then be heading off to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI on February 5th. One week before that in Hawaii, matching the top players in the American Football Conference (AFC) against those in the National Football Conference (NFC), the Pro Bowl will take place.

Who are you cheering for this year?