Mike Organ of the NASHVILLE TENNESSEAN reports today that, “Tim Tebow was the featured speaker Saturday at an athletics banquet at Lipscomb University.”
(Tebow “Athletic Banquet” Appearance: $50 a Throw)
Tebow spoke to 5,200 people, each paying $50 apiece, inside Lipscomb’s Allen Arena. The event was described on the school’s website as “the second annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence. The speech was the culmination of a full day of activities including Tim and his parents, Pam and Bob Tebow.”
(Tebow Parents “Athletic Banquet” Appearance: $5 a Throw)
Tebow’s speech to attendees was described by the school’s website thusly:
Like most people who successfully follow their dreams Tim Tebow has accomplished his goals through his focus, hard work and his faith in Jesus Christ.
Tebow, who took time to provide his support to Lipscomb only a few days before the NFL Draft, plans to use his pro career as a platform for presenting his beliefs.
“The NFL is not the end for me. It is a means to an end. It will give me a platform to hopefully make a difference.”
Though he didn’t cover it in his speech, Tebow discussed the recent comment Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones made about him. Read more…