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Tim Tebow signed... by ESPN

Former Nease Panther, Florida Gator, Bronco, Jet to be SEC analyst

Tim Tebow Foundation holds event at TPC Sawgrass.
Tim Tebow Foundation holds event at TPC Sawgrass.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – ESPN has hired Tim Tebow to be an analyst for its SEC Network. 

While the new network doesn't begin until next year, the former Heisman Trophy winner and two-time BCS national championship-winning quarterback will make his broadcast debut next Monday night for the BCS National Championship game, pitting Florida State against Auburn.

"When I was six years old I fell in love with the game of football and while I continue to pursue my dream of playing quarterback in the NFL, this is an amazing opportunity to be a part of the unparalleled passion of college football and the SEC," @Tim Tebow tweeted Monday.

Tebow said his role with the network will not stop the former NFL quarterback from making a comeback attempt in the league if a team comes calling.

"Tebow's primary role will be as an analyst for SEC Nation, the network's traveling pregame show that will originate from a different SEC campus each week beginning August 28, 2014," the network said in a release. "In the months leading up to launch and after, he will contribute to a variety of ESPN platforms including SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, and the network's Heisman Trophy coverage, offering in-depth perspective as a legendary Southeastern Conference player."