Rob Parker: “I give Tim Tebow credit score for making an attempt baseball, he knew he couldn’t actually play within the NFL, so he determined he was going to provide his different love a shot.”
Chris Broussard: “I believe he ought to have been open to full again, tight finish, and even doing a Taysom Hill position. He’s not as quick as Hill however he might clearly run the ball.”
Parker: “For nearly as good as Tim Tebow was as a school quarterback and successful Nationwide Championships, I believe he was a sports activities FLOP. He couldn’t play within the NFL after which gave Main League Baseball a shot. For a man who has gotten as a lot publicity and a spotlight, and a man who did as a lot as he did in faculty – he could be one of many greatest flops in sports activities historical past. I’m not speaking about some walk-on who by no means achieved something in faculty and was an overachiever; this man was DESTINED to be one thing nice… Do you bear in mind their Pittsburgh win within the playoffs? They didn’t even suppose he might throw a 10-yard go, and performed all their defensive gamers on the road. He threw a easy slant go and the receiver ran 80 yards and it was like ‘LOOK, TIM TEBOW BEAT THE STEELERS!’ Dick Labeau, a Corridor of Famer who performed within the league had NO RESPECT for him. Anyone else would have been fired to have that protection arrange like that.” (Full Audio Above)
Hearken to Rob Parker and Chris Broussard talk about Tim Tebow’s official retirement from skilled baseball, as Rob and Chris take it even additional to debate his sports activities profession as an entire, as Rob believes the previous faculty soccer legend will premature go down as a monumental bust within the NFL.
Tebow was one of the vital embellished gamers in faculty soccer historical past, successful a Heisman, two Nationwide Championships, and main one of many biggest faculty soccer groups ever at Florida in the course of the late 2000s, however he performed solely three years within the NFL after being drafted with the twenty fifth total choose by Denver.
Tebow went 7-4 his first and solely season because the full-time starter, together with a walk-off postseason win versus the Steelers within the Wild Card Spherical in January of 2012, however he had a completion share of solely 46.5%, and went simply 19 of 47 in that sport vs. Pittsburgh.
Regardless of at one level being heralded as a future Main Leaguer as Tebow had transient success in AA with the Mets in 2018, he hit simply .163 in AAA in 2019 with the Majors only a step away.
He ended his Minor League profession with a .223 batting common, .299 on-base, and .338 slugging.