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Antonya English

Former Gator Tim Tebow on Time Magazine's List of 100 Most Influential People

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April

Florida fans have known for years the impact Tim Tebow can have on those around him, but now he's being recognized for his impact on people around the world - and not on the football field.

Tebow has been named to this year's list of "The 100 Most Influential People in the World'' by Time Magazine.

Want to know how big a deal this is?

He joins a list of people including President Barack Obama comedian and political commentator Stephen Colbert, Nobel prize winning economist Elinor Ostrom and Samira Ibrahim, a 25-year-old Egyptian marketing manager who sued the Egyptian military for its practice of forced virginity tests on women.

Tebow, a former Gator Heisman Trophy winner who is now with the New York Jets, is the only NFL player on the list, and joins New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin among the sports figures.

Check out the magazine's full list here.
 

[Last modified: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:01pm]

    

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