The New York Jets player said when it comes to options post-football, he is interested in any path where “I feel like I can make a difference.”

“It won't be anytime soon in my future," he added.

That’s a step forward from where Tebow stood on politics earlier this year.

“I have no idea right now, but possibly,” Tebow said when asked about a future career in politics last February.

Tebow did not tip his hand about his own politics, but when it comes to public praise, at the height of "Tebowmania" he earned kudos from Republicans on the House floor and during GOP presidential debates. President Obama last month called him "a wonderful young man."