* See the KGOV Regularly Updated List of Tebow's Records Here: Have we mentioned that Tim Tebow is a home-schooled Christian? Bob and co-host Doug McBurney revel in the sheer joy of watching home-schooled Christian Tim Tebow represent his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on and off the field! (And have you heard he’s a home-schooled Christian)?
1-11-12 Update: America's #1 most favorite athlete is Tim Tebow. In ESPN's 18-year poll only eleven athletes have polled #1 including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and LeBron James.
Tim Tebow’s NFL League Records
Most yards per completion: in a playoff game, 31.6.
Most yards per attempt: in a playoff game, 15. [Prediction: From now on more than a million people will know the NFL record for most yards per completion in a playoff game. How many people were aware of this stat before Tebow’s Jan. 6, 2012 win against the Steelers?]
Most 30+ Yard Passes: in a playoff quarter. Tebow was the first NFL player ever to complete four passes of 30+ yards in a single quarter of an NFL playoff game.
Longest Touchdown Pass: in NFL overtime history, 80 yds.
Fastest to Six Game Winning Drives: Against the Chicago Bears, Tim Tebow earned a Super Bowl-era NFL league record with his sixth game-winning drive in the fourth quarter or overtime in just his first eleven games!
13+ Point Fourth-Quarter Comebacks: By way of comparison, John Elway, two-time Super Bowl winner, second "most-winningest" NFL quarterback ever, one of the NFL's all-time comeback kings with a great combination of game winning drives and fourth-quarter comebacks who earned his sixth fourth-quarter comeback after 29 games, had won after trailing in the fourth quarter by 13+ points twice in 16 seasons. Tim Tebow overcame a 13 or more point deficit in the fourth quarter twice in his only first four games.
Best-selling NFL Jersey: Tebow's #15 became the best-selling NFL jersey when he was drafted, the best-selling ever for a rookie, and has remained among the highest-selling jerseys and in January 2012 is second only to Green Bay's 2011 super bowl winner Aaron Rodgers. [Other Very UNRELATED Jersey Record: See below for $10,000 paid by Bob and Doug for two football jerseys.]
Tim Tebow's Denver Broncos Records
Most Passing Yards: in a playoff debut, 316! (This of course led to the 3:16 quarterback getting around the NFL ban on eye-black messages with the media spreading the word of the John 3:16 game with Tebow's 31.6 yards per completion for coach John Fox and back office exec John Elway, and the last quarter Nielsen ratings were a record-breaking 31.6 for a modern AFC wildcard game.
Tim Tebow's College Records
First College Player to Rush and Pass for 20 or More Touchdowns: with the University of Flordia Gators in 2007.
Won the Heisman Trophy: in 2007.
First College Sophomore to Win the Heisman: in 2007.
MVP of a National Champtionship Game: in 2008.
Most Passing Yardage in a BCS Bowl Game: Tebow threw for 482 yards in the 2010 Sugar Bowl.
Bowl Championship Series Most Total Yards: Before the end of the third quarter on Jan. 1, 2010, Tim Tebow beat the all-time BCS total yardage (of 467 earned by Vince Young in the Rose Bowl) by rushing for 51 and passing for 482 for a total of 533 yards in the Sugar Bowl game!
Highest Completion Percentage in a BCS Game: Tebow connected .866 percent of the time to earn the all-time completion percentage record connecting for 31 of 35 throws for this stat which requires a minimum of 20 pass attempts.
Tim Tebow's Other Records
Most Sports Tweets Per Second: Twitter announced that 9,420 tweets per second were sent after Tebow's Jan. 8, 2012 playoff overtime TD pass against the Pittsburg Steelers.
Perhaps the Youngest to Author a Best-selling Autobiography: At only 23 years of age, Tim Tebow wrote Through My Eyes published by HarperOne reaching their #1 best-selling religion title of 2011. You can get Through My Eyes at Amazon.com where on January 10, 2012 for example it's the #19 best-selling book overall, the #2 biography, the #1 memoir, and #1 sports book!
America's #1 Most-Favorite Athelete is Tim Tebow: For December 2011, in ESPN's 18-year poll only eleven athletes have polled #1 including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and LeBron James." ESPN puts this in perspection: "Tebow rose to the top before the end of his second pro season. It took Tiger Woods three years, LeBron James eight years and Kobe Bryant 11 years," Rich Luker, founder and director of the ESPN Sports Poll, said. "I think we may be at the front end of a new era in sports stars."
Pam Tebow’s Records :) gave birth to and raised the kid who achieved all those records above! And in affirmation of the God-given right to life of every precious child Pam Tebow also endorsed Colorado's personhood amendment and with her son starred in the #1 pro-life Super Bowl ad which generated $30 million worth of publicity for pro-life ministry:
FLASHBACK: * Bob Enyart & Doug McBurney Burn OJ Memorabilia on Comedy Central: Really! As this next video begins, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show uses a then-current movie title to point out that we all know that O.J. murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. See also KGOV.com/Simpson for Enyart and McBurney paying the most money ever for two O.J. Simpson jerseys and which they then burned on the steps of the L.A. courthouse while calling for reforms in America's criminal justice system to prevent obvious murderers from being so often acquitted:
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