The previous star Gators quarterback can be inducted into the Florida Sports activities Corridor of Fame as a part of a star-studded 2017 class. He’ll be joined by former Atlanta Braves nice and Florida native Chipper Jones, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem and ex-Florida State operating again Warrick Dunn.
As well as, nine-time LPGA Tour winner Colleen Walker, a Jacksonville native, can be honored posthumously.
“With out query, this is likely one of the most gifted, eclectic and completed courses in Florida Sports activities Corridor of Fame historical past,” Florida Sports activities Corridor of Fame President Barry Smith stated. “The contributions these people have made inside their chosen sport, to their communities, the nation and certainly on a worldwide stage, demand recognition, and we’re honored to welcome them as the most recent members of the Florida Sports activities Corridor of Fame.”
Tebow helped the Gators win two nationwide titles and was named the Heisman Trophy winner in 2007. After three seasons within the NFL, he traded the gridiron for the baseball diamond and most lately accomplished his first full minor league season with the Mets.
Tebow additionally works for ESPN as a university soccer analyst for the SEC Community.
The group will probably be inducted Nov. eight, in Ponte Vedra Seashore, Florida.