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Posts Tagged ‘Joe Namath’
- When Everyone is Watching…
- The truly Great embrace the idea of being a role model.
Quick Disclaimer: I live in Tallahassee and, though I didn’t attend the school, I long ago became a fan of Florida State. And any supporter will tell you it is tough to offer praise of your fiercest rival. That makes this all the more difficult. But while celebrating the opening of college football this weekend, it was impossible not to recognize a person who exhibits so many traits of Greatness down in Gainesville: Quarterback Tim Tebow.
The Florida Gators’ championship season in 2008 didn’t start out as a promising one. They struggled in early wins and then lost, 31-30, to unranked conference rival Mississippi; but the team turned a corner after Tim Tebow made what is now known simply as “The Podium Speech” in which he made a promise that changed their season.