Tim Tebow has found a team willing to give him a shot: ESPN.
The former Patriots backup and Heisman-winning quarterback has been hired by the SEC Network for its new pregame college football show SEC Nation.
I am so excited that ESPN has given me this incredible opportunity. When I was six years old I fell in love with the game of football and...— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) December 30, 2013
…while I continue to pursue my dream of playing quarterback in the NFL, this is an amazing opportunity to be a part of…— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) December 30, 2013
…the unparalleled passion of college football and the SEC.— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) December 30, 2013
Tebow, who was released by the Patriots at the end of training camp, is expected to work as an analyst primarily for SEC Nation which will air from different SEC campuses every week next season. He will also make appearances for various other ESPN platforms.
Tebow's first appearance on air will be as an analyst during ESPN's pregame coverage of the BCS National Championship game between Florida State and Auburn on Jan. 6.