Three whistle blasts marked the end of a session at William and Mary’s Colonial All-Pro Camp on Monday.
A group of boys ran screaming and yelling one name in unison toward the south end zone of Walter J. Zable Stadium, while the previous group stayed put for as long as possible while mothers armed with cameras shouted directions from the sidelines to get the crucial shot of their son with their idol.
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow was at the center of it all during the camp’s afternoon session after Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had attended in the morning.
At one point, the participants were lined up in the end zone for a stretching drill and during the downtime pre-drill, they started chanting “Tebow! Tebow!”
“It’s very humbling,” said Tebow, who led the Denver Broncos to the NFL playoffs last year. “I take my role and my platform as a professional athlete very seriously. I want to be that great role model for kids. If they are looking up to me, I want them to see someone doing things the right way.” – Read Full Article