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Lil' Tim Tebow Imagined Himself As A Cowboy

Tebow said last week that, when playing football as a kid, he imagined himself playing for the Cowboys

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    Long before he was an NFL quarterback stringing together a number of improbable victories and being covered ad nauseum by the Worldwide Leader, Tim Tebow was just a kid playing football in his backyard. And when he was playing, he imagined himself as a Dallas Cowboy.

    Tebow made an appearance on Fox Sports Radio’s Dan Patrick Show last week, where he was asked who he pretended to be playing for during these backyard games as a kid.

    "Well one the Florida Gators, but in the NFL actually it was the Dallas Cowboys," Tebow said, via the Dallas Morning News. "Emmitt Smith was my favorite player and he was a Gator and maybe the best running back of all-time. I did get to meet Barry Sanders [recently], so that was pretty cool as well because he was a great running back."

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