Tim Tebow tops merchandise sales a day after signing with Jaguars

Tim tebowThe Jacksonville Jaguars jersey is already the best seller onNFLShop.com just a day after the polarizing athlete officially signed with the team.

ESPN‘s Adam schefter Tebow, who has yet to make the squad, reports all of the “five best-selling items” on the league’s website.

The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback signed a one-year contract Thursday morning (May 20) and is on the Jaguars’ offseason schedule to compete for a berth at the tightest position.

“I want to thank the Jaguars for the opportunity to compete and earn the chance to be a part of this team,” Tebow said in a statement obtained by ESPN. “I know it will be a challenge, but it is a challenge that I accept. I am determined to take the lead in our coaching staff and learn from my teammates. I appreciate everyone’s support as I go. embarks on this new journey. “

Earlier this month, NFL Network‘s Ian Rapoport reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars were planning to sign Tebow on a one-year contract, reuniting him with the first-year head coach Urban Meyer, who coached him during his four college seasons at the University of Florida.

“The #Jaguars are considering signing QB turned TE Tim Tebow for a one year contract, by me and @TomPelissero, an agreement that could be official in the next week. Nothing done yet. But he will have a chance to be part of the team to reunite with his mentor and head coach at Urban Meyer University. “

Rapoport initially reported that Tebow recently participated in training for his hometown team ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Rapoport reiterated that Tebow’s potential role would be “more than tight… thinkTaysom Hill“, comparing him to the substitute quarterback who held several offensive positions for the New Orleans Saints.