Tim Tebow targeted by three networks for television job

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    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap20...targeted-by-three-networks-for-television-job

    No fewer than three TV networks are interested in hiring former Denver Broncos and New York Jetsquarterback Tim Tebow to be part of their college football TV coverage next fall, according to thebiglead.com.

    ESPN's new SEC Network, scheduled for launch next year, CBS Sports and Fox Sports are the apparent suitors.

    The natural fit?

    Of course, the SEC Network, which would place the former Florida Gators megastar in the comfort zone of his own former conference. According to the report, ESPN has even done some groundwork regarding his potential future role. While the NFL audience may be ready to say goodbye to the Tebow career narrative, the college audience would no doubt be more likely to re-embrace one of the game's most memorable and prolific athletes.
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    Interesting.
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    I could see that happening. That or he will surprise everyone and become a NFL player again.
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    I can't see him as more than a sideline reporter like Tony Siragusa.
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    So I guess he's fixed his "delivery?"
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    Are they sure he can "throw" it back to the studio?
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    I can't see Tim as a college football announcer. I believe that somehow, his life will put him in a position to influence young people.
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    They're not mutually exclusive.
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    I think he would do very well at the job. I also think Tim would be excellent as the head recruiter for the Gators.
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    good to see he's focused on life after football
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    I can see him doing a Herbstreit. Tebow is quick on his feet when it comes to answering whatever odd question comes his way, and that ability to think fast will be handy. Great news.
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    Tim is horrible in front of a camera. He speaks a million miles an hour. He would be best served to work his way up the ranks learning how to be a broadcaster and TV personality by doing local or off the radar telecasts so he can improve his skills. If he gets hired and thrown into a big role without any real training it will be deja vu of the past 4 years.
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    He took coaching well in football, perhaps he can in broadcasting, too. As long as they don't mess with his delivery.
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    He needs to work with Kevin Carter on his skills, the guy is like butter on the screen.
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    College football color commentator, perhaps. In my remembrances, he jumps between simple and straightforward talking points and highly detailed QB tech talk. He needs to find the middle ground that enlightens but does not confuse the listeners.

    And the best part will be he can do color on the Big 10 games and remind them that they aren't very good. Need a balance to Herbie and Griese.
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    Since there was no QB in the NFL worse than him or with a winning percent under his, I guess he will have to talk about other's while the same haters talk about how he shouldn't have this job either...
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    I just hope his co-broadcasters don't ask if he's still a virgin
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    It will only take a couple days for someone to start a count on how many times he says "ya know". Love him but I always thought that was funny. Kinda like Billy Donovan and saying "very very" a million times each interview.
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    Tim attracts viewers. The main reason I thought one of these idiot teams that lose all the time would enjoy some fans at the games. So get used to seeing him, one way or the other.

    Sure would have been fun to watch him play this year. So many bad teams, so many boring teams in the NFL. Going to miss college games.

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