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Busted: Who Got Caught Tebowing?
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Busted: Who Got Caught Tebowing?

NO RUNNING IN THE HALLS! You can add "NO TEBOWING IN THE HALLS" to that too. You've probably heard the latest craze going on, you know, "tebowing." It seems as though there are TONS of different opinions about Tim Tebow and whether or not he is a good quarterback and nfl player. What do you think? Essentially tebowing is just mimicking what Tim does from time to time during his football games, he hits a knee and says a prayer.

If you haven't heard, as of Thursday 4 students at a school in New York have been suspended for "disrupting" school by tebowing in the hallways. As one of the students told ESPN, "we did it for 30-60 seconds on Monday,Tuesday and Wednesday." There are 4 minutes in between classes and apparently this had the potential to start a "riot."

Only 4 of the reported 40 students who participated were suspended. They were suspended for 1 game in each of their respective sports. Were the students causing a disruption or just showing tribute the the Mile High Messiah himself? The students didn't expect to be suspended, but they did at some point expect to be told to stop doing it. One student cracked me up when I heard a report "I would do it all over again, we didn't screw up, they did."

Many look at Tim Tebow as a leader and a winner. Do you think that students and student athletes respect him more because he isn't injecting himself with steroids,doing drugs,or committing crimes? Some people are thinking that the suspension was due to religious prejudice, however the schools superintendent said she supported to idea of keeping the school safe and was shocked that the incident had received as much publicity as it has, initially reported by Yahoo! Prep Rally.

How would you feel if one of your children were suspended for "tebowing?" Do you think this is appropriate punishment to the 4 students all who happened to be athletes? Is this a case of kids being kids and the school just keeping the school safe or an over reaction to something harmless? You can watch the video of the students Tebowing in the hallway.

On a side note, is Tim Tebow a one hit wonder this season with an epic fail on the line or is he someone you see sticking around and making a positive impact on the game for an extended period of time? I think he is always going to have a mixed fan base. Outside of not being a traditional style quarterback for the NFL he is good at one thing, WINNING! No, that's not a Charlie Sheen reference! Outside of his athletic ability I find Tim to be an inspiration. He is calm, cool, and collected. The man has passion and lots of it. Maybe we should learn to quit judging and learn a lesson from him?


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deric  

Good article, kind of ironic I just wrote an article about Tebow and his stats this weekend against the steelers. I enjoyed the article I had not even heard about these kids getting suspended but think it is pretty rotten that they did though.

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