The Washington Post

Tim Tebow sidesteps questions about future at Sugar Bowl

Tim Tebow waves at the Sugar Bowl. (Jonathan Bachman / Reuters)

Tim Tebow was back in a familiar spot — on the sidelines — Wednesday night.

This time, the New York Jets’ occasional quarterback was rooting on the Florida Gators, the team he led to two national championships, in the Sugar Bowl. It didn’t work out too well, with Louisville upsetting the Gators, but there was a comfort level for Tebow.

With his future with the Jets up in the air, Tebow did a little pregame analysis with ESPN, naturally, and tiptoed and tap-danced around questions about his plans.

“I’m just so blessed to be here tonight,” Tebow said. “To be able to be part of Gator Nation.”

But…but…what about next season?

“I’m not sure, but I’m going to enjoy tonight,” Tebow said.

Rough translation: it’s over in New York.

H/T SB Nation’s gifmeisters

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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