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What'd you think of the Tebow documentary?

Tebow documentary

"Tim Tebow: Everything in Between," a documentary chronicling Tebow's path to the NFL Draft, just wrapped up on ESPN. I missed the first 15 minutes (which a friend tells me was the best part, of course), but from what I saw, there wasn't anything too groundbreaking.

It airs again later tonight if you missed it, but I'd like to hear your thoughts. Here are some of mine:

-Tebow gave Matthew McConaughey a run for his money in that. Every time I turned around, he was taking his shirt off. I'm sure that was fun for some viewers though.

-The draft-day stuff was pretty cool to watch. Seeing his agent, Jimmy Sexton, working the phones and predicting what would happen was the most interesting part of what I saw. Also, Sexton's reaction to Dez Bryant getting drafted (thus making Tebow a more likely pick) was awesome, and his quote "I still wake up and see Michael Crabtree in the room across from me" about a similar situation was priceless.

-Lots of Tebow working out, and while it's neat to see the work he puts in, that's part of what'll make people leave that documentary saying, "God, I hate Tebow." Plenty of players work themselves into the ground getting ready for the draft, but Tebow is the type of guy who always gets more credit for doing that. He's obviously a really hard worker, as evidenced by him working out with linemen when he got to UF, but that was pretty much the focus of what I saw tonight, and I can see why that leaves those with "Tebow Fatigue" feeling nauseated.

-Also, it's important to keep in mind the source. Sexton was an executive producer, as was UF booster Bill Heavener, who was Bob Tebow's college roommate. Heavener's son made the documentary, and as a kid with a journalism degree, I'm naturally very skeptical of the objectivity of the film. It's not like they have footage of Tebow with strippers and didn't run it, but the film is basically an hour-long ad for Tim Tebow, Inc.

-Still, none of the above is Tebow's fault. He's the kind of player every fan wants on his or her team, and this documentary backed that up. Boy, were the Gators lucky to have him.

-I still have to watch the beginning on the re-run, but from what I saw, I'm keeping the first Tebow documentary ranked above this one. Here's a clip, beginning with my all-time favorite Tebow line: "BIG NUTS!"

 

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It was well done. None of that annoying shaking camera or or 50 different camera angles per minute crap that is so prevalent today. At the climax of the show we knew what was coming yet it was still riveting.

While I understand Tebow fatigue, don't think for one second that any team or fan in the nation wouldn't have LOVED to have had him on their team. Gator Natoon is very lucky to have had him.

The unversity club was packed 4 the tim tebow show. & everybody gave it a big thumbs up.
& thanks 4 coming mikey-mike..

Don't forget, that everywhere Tebow has gone, from Gators to Broncos, and all the stops he made in between (combine, sr. bowl, working out with coaches), the number one comment made about him was about his work ethic. Opposing players said, multiple Broncos coaches have mentioned it. It's what won over the Broncos players so quickly, when you might have otherwise thought it would be hard for a guy like Tebow, stealing all the experienced NFL players thunder and spotlight, still ends up loved by his teammates immediately.

So you can't claim he works out just as hard as everyone else. At Denver, like at UF, they've said he was first on the field and last off it, and never takes a single rep off, whether sprinting or weightlifting. There is nothing ordinary about how hard he works. It's the entire secret to his success.

Great work, Jimmy Sexton almost stole the show!

I thought the best part of it was when Tim was screwing with Sexton lol

and quoted for truth:

" Don't forget, that everywhere Tebow has gone, from Gators to Broncos, and all the stops he made in between (combine, sr. bowl, working out with coaches), the number one comment made about him was about his work ethic. Opposing players said, multiple Broncos coaches have mentioned it. It's what won over the Broncos players so quickly, when you might have otherwise thought it would be hard for a guy like Tebow, stealing all the experienced NFL players thunder and spotlight, still ends up loved by his teammates immediately.

So you can't claim he works out just as hard as everyone else. At Denver, like at UF, they've said he was first on the field and last off it, and never takes a single rep off, whether sprinting or weightlifting. There is nothing ordinary about how hard he works. It's the entire secret to his success.

Posted by: Brian Burridge | January 07, 2011 at 08:15 AM "

The U documentary was better....who is tim tebow?

I agree bobby

The U documentary was better....who is tim tebow?

Posted by: Bobby Jones | January 07, 2011 at 11:54 AM


So was the Charles Manson documentary on Discovery - he was a total rogue and people were/are fascinated. Miami of Florida was a rogue-ish, thug-a-terium of which people were fascinated.

Seems like you M of F fans get "fascinated" and "beloved" confused.


-Tebow gave Matthew McConaughey a run for his money in that. Every time I turned around, he was taking his shirt off. I'm sure that was fun for some viewers though.

Mikey, sounds like you really liked it!

haha he was killing me. Doing push-ups shirtless on a jet? Come on man.

I thought it was a good documentary and it goes to show how hard Tebow has worked to get to this point.

Did you see him pushing the suv with people in it for a work out?

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