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Tim Tebow : Is He Made For Must-See TV At ESPN?


[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith his photogenic All-American looks and polarizing appeal, is former quarterback Tim Tebow made for primetime television?

Tebow, who was recently cut by the New York Jets, is rumored to be considered for an analyst role on ESPN, per New York Daily News writer, Bob Raissman.

Other networks such as Fox Sports and possibly CBS are also believed to be interested in the former two-time BCS national champion from Florida and former first round pick of the Denver Broncos.

If there is any more proof needed in measuring Tebow’s on-air magnetism, look no further than ESPN’s seemingly around-the-clock coverage of his press conference and first training camp in Floral Park last year.

While he is widely maligned and reviled for his unorthodox throwing release and devout Christian beliefs, Tebow is a natural lightning rod, who in the right network, would not only boost rating, but become his own unique media brand.

ESPN, who recently signed a 20-year deal with Tebow’s former conference, the Southeastern Conference, and will launch the up-coming SEC Network in 2014, appears to be the best natural fit for Tebow, who along with his football-obsessed legion of fans from his days in Gainesville would be a match made in media heaven, and a ratings nightmare juggernaut for everyone else.

Robert D. Cobb is the Founder/CEO/Senior Editor-In-Chief Of The Inscriber : Digital Magazine, for questions, comments and concerns email me at robcobb@theinscriber.com follow me on Twitter @RC_TheInscriber and follow The Inscriber : Digital Magazine on Twitter at @TheInscriber


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Robert D. Cobb
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One thought on “Tim Tebow : Is He Made For Must-See TV At ESPN?”

  1. I think it’d be very difficult for Tebow to land on ESPN.

    Though it’s not out of the question, I doubt he’s ready to give up on his football career. ESPN has always been a good place for former players who had less than stellar careers.

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