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.

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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.

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Tebow by the Numbers

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

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$3.1  million
$3.1 million

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

5
5

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

$11,250,000
$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)

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18,800
18,800

Number of Tebow-related videos on YouTube

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$12.50
$12.50

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

3
3

Endorsements: Tebow's major backers

$10,000
$10,000

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

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$12,000
$12,000

Price of bronzed Tebow statue made by artist Franco Castelluccio

17
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

$200,000
$200,000

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

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18%-20%
18%-20%

Increase in Broncos TV viewer­ship since last year

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25
25

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

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3
3

Number of Tim Tebow action figures made by McFarlane Toys

Side By Side
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
A Short History of Tebowing.com
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