From “Tebowing” to “Jesus jerseys”, Tim Tebow fans express their own faith
Tim Tebow continues to be as celebrated for his outward expressions of faith as much as his accomplishments as a football player. Fans have copied his eye-black at UF (citing bible verses) and have copied his NFL body language of kneeling to give thanks after a win (“Tebowing”). But the latest phenomenon (#15 jerseys which list Jesus rather than Tebow) has people asking whether this trend is now going too far. Chrystie Martinez filed this report for WUFT-TV’s “WUFT News First at Five”.
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