Tebow by the Numbers

  1. The Stats that Define Denver Bronco Tim Tebow Off the Field
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    The Stats that Define Denver Bronco Tim Tebow Off the Field

    It’s not clear if a higher power is involved in the touchdown prowess of the Denver Broncos’ quarterback, but some force is behind all the dollars and other measurements of his celebrity—including the nearly 12 million visits paid and 13,500 photos posted to a website devoted to spoofing the player’s piety.

    Photograph by Getty Images

  2. $3.1  million
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    $3.1 million

    Cost of the 30-bed Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines, where Tebow was born to missionaries

  3. 5
    3

    5

    Number of minutes it took for Nike’s limited-edition Tim Tebow Trainer 1.2 shoes to sell out in 2010

  4. $11,250,000
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    $11,250,000

    Amount Tebow is set to make in his five-year contract with the Denver Broncos

    $2,500,000: Amount of Tebow's signing bonus (most of which he donated to charity)

    Photograph by Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images

  5. 18,800
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    18,800

    Number of Tebow-related videos on YouTube

    Photograph by Justin Edmonds/ GettyImages

  6. $12.50
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    $12.50

    Price for “The Answer” No. 15 thong on CafePress.com

  7. 3
    7

    3

    Endorsements: Tebow's major backers

  8. $10,000
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    $10,000

    Cost of two “Play Tim Tebow” billboards in Denver, bought when Tebow was still the backup quarterback

    Photograph by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

  9. $12,000
    9

    $12,000

    Price of bronzed Tebow statue made by artist Franco Castelluccio

  10. 17
    10

    17

    Most recent Amazon bestseller ranking of Tebow’s memoir, Through My Eyes (Harper, 2011). "An inspirational winner!" says Chuck Norris, a bestselling author himself

  11. $200,000
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    $200,000

    Amount Denver Mattress Co. and the Tim Tebow Foundation raised for orphanages in a 2011 fundraiser

    Photograph by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

  12. 18%-20%
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    18%-20%

    Increase in Broncos TV viewer­ship since last year

    Photograph by Doug Pensinge/Getty Images

  13. 25
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    25

    Length in seconds of Tim Tebow’s pep talk on the Oct. 4, 2011, episode of The Biggest Loser

    Photograph by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images

  14. 3
    14

    3

    Number of Tim Tebow action figures made by McFarlane Toys

  15. Side By Side
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    Side By Side

    Super Bowl victories
    Tim Tebow: 0
    Aaron Rodgers: 1
    Drew Brees: 1

    Career wins as a starting QB
    Tim Tebow: 8
    Aaron Rodgers: 89
    Drew Brees: 39

    Sports Illustrated covers
    Tim Tebow: 10
    Aaron Rodgers: 7
    Drew Brees: 3

    Deadspin articles
    Tim Tebow: 417
    Aaron Rodgers: 173
    Drew Brees: 179
  16. A Short History of Tebowing.com
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    A Short History of Tebowing.com

    Oct. 26: Launched by Denver fan Jared Kleinstein
    Oct. 28: 378,142 visits
    Oct. 30: A Lions linebacker “Tebows” after sacking Tebow
    Dec 12: 11,605,047 visits

    Total photos submitted: 13,500*
    Photos not submitted but posted on social media: “I really wish I knew,” says Kleinstein, “but I know it’s a ton”
    *From 71 countries on all seven continents