Tim Tebow eyed for open Florida House seat, 'a shoo-in'
The surprise retirement of a key Florida congressman has Republican strategists eager to give the ball to former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow, according to several sources. We do not pick favorites, said a key party strategist, but obviously a huge Florida football star would be an interesting candidate for our side of the aisle. Florida quarterback Tim Tebow holds up the championship trophy for Florida's win in the 2008 BCS National Championship game over Oklahoma during ceremonies in Gainesville, Fla, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)