Tim Tebow signs with Jacksonville Jaguars
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow.
Tebow, who won the 2007 Heisman Trophy award, will be reuniting with his former college coach Urban Meyer in Jacksonville. Tebow will be transitioning to tight end.
“I want to thank the Jaguars for the opportunity to compete and earn the chance to be part of this team. I know it will be a challenge, but it is a challenge I embrace,” Tebow said in a statement. “I am dedicated to taking the direction of our coaching staff and learning from my teammates. I appreciate everyone’s support as I embark on this new journey.”
Tebow’s NFL career spans three seasons, two with Denver and one with the New York Jets. In addition to his football career, Tebow spent several years playing in minor league baseball and has served as a college football analyst on ESPN and the SEC Network, according to a press release from the Jaguars.
Jacksonville officially begins OTA workouts on Monday, according to the NFL.