Former Heisman winner Tim Tebow is reportedly pursuing a career in professional baseball.
ESPN reporter Adam Schefter tweeted out the news stating, “Tim Tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans to hold workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month.”
Tim Tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans to hold workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 9, 2016
The former Florida Gators quarterback was electric at the collegiate level and under his leadership the Gators became one of the most powerful dynasties in football. (SLIDESHOW: Derek Jeter’s New Wife Loves Showing Off Skin)
However, his bulldozer style of option football didn’t translate well to the NFL, and he’s been out of the league for a couple years after stints with several different teams. (SLIDESHOW: These Are The Sexiest Photos Of Ronda Rousey On The Internet)
Tebow possesses all the physical traits to continue being a professional athlete. It’ll be interesting to see if he can translate his skills on the football field to the baseball diamond.