Lets start from the begining shall we,Tim Tebow was born on August 14, 1987 in Makati City in the Phillipines, to Bob and Pam Tebow, who were carrying out there Christian duites as missionaries as .While pregnant, Pam started to have grave complications she suffered a life threatening infection with a pathogenic amoeba.
Because of the medication used to rouse her from a coma and to treat her dysentery, the fetus experienced a severe trauma a critical rupture of the placenta. Expert physicians expected a still birth they recommended an abortion to protect Pam's life. She refused and Tim Tebow was announced to the world.
So its plain to see that even before he entered planet earth Tebow was defying the odds.
As a homeschooled highschool student Tim ran into yet more adversity, because he was not enrolled in the local school there were actions being taken to keep him from playing. He once gain defied all odds, fighting the school board and not only winning his right to play but he also has what is known as the "Tim Tebow" bill named after him in Florida.
The Bill allows all homeschoolers to be able to play for the local team in their district without actually attenting the school. Tebow went on to be the only homeschooled high school athlete to win the Heisman Trophy. Some 9,810 passing yards, 3,186 rushing yards, 95 passing touchdowns and 62 rushing touchdowns later Tebow went on to the next level to continue his reign of total domination.
He checked in to Florida Univerisity in the year of our Lord two thousand and six and departed 2009, in the mean time he went to have the greatest NCAA career ever. You will think by now people would stop doubting this young man. For those of you that muse that the NFL game is far from the NCAA game that is true.
You know what else is true hard work and dedication goes alot farther than natural talent in the NFL. You know another statement that is as accurate as a bullet from the hands of Dan Marino himself, you can teach perfect foot work, a perfect release and spiral, and how to read defensive coverages.
You can't however teach leadership. There's no manual heart. There is no 1-800 number to can dial to order the will and determination of a winner. Those things you have to be born with. Ask Jamarcus Russell.
Now for the history lesson, the following players were grossly looked over and berated after there success in college. All of them went to have prominent careers in the NFL.
First up is Joe Montana drated 1979 round 3 with the 82nd pick, he went on to be a 4 time superbowl winner, 2 time NFL MVP, 3 time Super Bowl MVP.
Next up what many believe to arguably be the best QB of all time who is still racking up the stats by the way Brett Favre. Drafted in 1991 in the 2nd with the 33rd pick Brett went on to be a 3 time NFL MVP, and Super Bowl winner. He also went on to crush every major statistical category for quarterback.
Last is my very example of how leadership and a winners mentally is overlooked with reckless abandon in the drafting process. Tom Brady was apart of the 2000 class drafted in the 6th round with the shocking 199th pick.
Who would have guessed that Mr. Brady would go on to have the career he did? Tom garnered 3 Super Bowl rings, 2 Super Bowl MVPs, 1 NFL MVP and a slew of other awards.
These are only a fraction of the many scenarios when the last became first.
So I'm asking you one last time, are you sure you want to doubt Tim Tebow.