Tim Tebow may not be the first athlete to attempt a mid-career transition to another sport, but the stakes could be bigger for him than those who preceded him.
Tim, you’re an undeniably talented athlete, but you’re not on the same iconic level as Michael Jordan, or Bo Jackson – or even Danny Ainge, for that matter. And while your outspoken political and religious views have earned you plenty of fans, they’ve also created a contingent of people who would love to see you fall. Similarly, your feats in college athletics are the stuff of legend, but after bouncing around the NFL, there’s a similar group of sports fans ready to pounce.
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