Who Is the Real Tim Tebow?
Author looks at man behind the phenomenon
- Duration 3:43
- Date Dec 19, 2011
Author looks at man behind the phenomenon
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Well it was a devastating loss for the Denver Broncos as the -- patriots -- And in to their winning streak file score 4123.
Yup I saw part of that game and it seems that Tim Tebow craze is just picking up some steam.
But who really is the man behind all the -- and gone on.
They can Whitaker is the co writer Tim Tebow -- memoir through my eyes and his new youth addition in my eyes a quarterback's journey good morning to you.
Good morning Gretchen good morning Larry Bird we had the pleasure of meeting Tim Tebow I had a chance to interview him I believe in the book first came out.
A -- like a pretty genuine guy to me your take.
Very much self what you see is what you get with -- and that was really nice part of get to -- -- -- getting to work on the book.
So you I guess have stayed in touch with him since that time you tell some funny stories about -- when -- writing a book with them.
It actually go outside and play a couple sports games on the side.
We will -- the first time I was there all of a sudden that we take a break in and everybody is gone instead his -- Timmy were all bail -- so I kept looking around for them and finally found them playing out.
-- ball home run derby in the backyard and and that's how was came to just break out at any time with the -- Meg not a big fan of this young man I really am not seeing play football obviously I've seen him.
You know express his faith.
And I really appreciate in that respect that there was the book I think it was the five people you wanna meet in heaven of the ten people -- Well one of the guys in my top five room where the people I've liked me is Tim Tebow so if you come to Nashville -- -- if -- -- introduce you to Carrie Underwood.
If Gillard is needed to -- -- -- I believe this young man winner lives he has kept his composure.
He's been shot at by the media and everything else so if you can work it out I'd really appreciate think we can handle that.
Well how but I just -- -- since I'm married and will work out that you -- and ten part of it.
Okay that's fine.
I wouldn't -- is steak -- something free enterprise and drive they're pretty close as they've they've settled up.
You know I I made it for the -- somebody in the the alleged fort night as the brits should say last couple weeks.
That I thought if it was okay for -- George Washington to pray in the snows of valley forge it was probably.
OK for Tim Tebow who prey on the sidelines it at Mile High Stadium so what do you think this will do you know hopefully the book will still sell but to his popular -- one -- surely that's not elected -- -- -- the realty will believe.
No -- notion -- I mean Tom Brady great quarterback Bill Belichick can great coach and and simulate very -- yesterday the Broncos are playing well -- -- formula so far it's -- and not turn the ball over and they had a stretch where they did unfortunately in the second quarter but.
They'll be fine ten tends not the type to get down by things like that and and I'm sure the Broncos -- rally as well.
But -- what do you make of the fact that there has been so much criticism about a guy who basically.
Does well I mean is a good guy it's not like we read about a lot of you know mayors who are getting locked up.
So why -- criticism about a guy who simply is a Christian.
Right I don't know idea he's such a great role model and an in this day and age as you -- stretch and it's just sit so refreshing to have somebody where.
I can have my daughters you know stick his -- trip and you know exactly yeah.
Which again they're not gonna have to worry about taking it down that and a few weeks.
For whatever happened but I guess that's just how we are times that is as.
As people get more popular we we tendon that they can try to find ways to to pull them down off.
For whatever pedestals others.
But the month.
Well you are behind the book you co wrote it Tim Tebow is memoir if people want to check that out the author is Nathan Whitaker.
Thanks for getting up bright -- -- for us today.
I appreciate it expansion thanks Larry Lindsay and --