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Tim Tebow open to running for office

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Tim Tebow (left) attends the 100th annual correspondents’ dinner.

Tim Tebow, the former University of Florida star quarterback, is opening the door to a potential career in politics.

Tebow said it would “be intriguing” if “there’s a chance [he] could make a difference someday at something,” in an interview Tuesday with Fox & Friends’s Ainsley Earhardt.

The 28-year-old National Football League retiree also discussed the 2016 presidential campaign.

{mosads}”It’s been crazy hasn’t it? It’s been such a whirlwind watching everything,” he said.

Tebow, known as much for his unique playing style as his openness about his Christian faith both on and off the field, was promoting his sixth annual golf fundraiser for various children’s charities.

The quarterback remains a fan favorite in the NFL, and his signature celebration, “Tebowing,” was accepted as a word in the English language by the Global Language Monitor in 2011.

After winning the Heisman Trophy in 2007 as a sophomore, Tebow was drafted in 2010 by the Denver Broncos and had two seasons of wild ups and downs before being traded to the New York Jets. Despite his popularity, Tebow was released after one season, landing short stints with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles before being released during the 2015 preseason.

Tebow has a 75.3 career quarterback rating, according to the NFL.


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