February 27, 2010
Top-flight NFL Draft prospects attract sportswriters to the podium like moths to a flashlight. Late-round hopefuls may only get one or two media types. But Florida QB Tim Tebow? He's like E.F. Hutton.
He acted cool, calm, collected. Not a trace of nerves, jitters, jumpiness. Surrounded by a throng of sports reporters representing every facet of print, radio and television from coast to coast, he stood directly in front of the podium, just waiting for the inevitable circus to begin.
And then, he asked Florida quarterback Tim Tebow for an autograph.