Tim Tebow Gets His Own 15-card Insert Set in the Upcoming 2012 Prestige Football
Tim Tebow’s Twitter-breaking migration from the Denver Broncos to the New York Jets this offseason has simply reaffirmed the undeniable truth that Tebow remains one of the most polarizing players in the history of American sports. As such, he remains one of the most collected players in the country, too.
His adoring allegiance of fans and collectors span the country — from Florida to the Rocky Mountains to the Big Apple and seemingly everywhere in between and beyond — and his every move in New York, on the field and off, commands tabloid headlines. Just wait until the season starts.
But here’s a juicy Tebow tidbit the controversy-craving New York media just might miss (but that collectors most certainly won’t): The Jets’ new Wildcat wildcard will take a starring role in the upcoming release of Panini America’s 2012 Prestige Football as the star of a 15-card insert devoted exclusively to him.
The larger-than-life Tebow likely has never appeared more heroic than he does on these movie-poster-inspired works of art that chronicle his championship-encrusted roller-coaster ride from Pop Warner to Nease High School to the Florida Gators to the Broncos and, finally, on card No. 15, to the Jets.
It’s worth noting that 15 special versions of that 15th card will include Tebow’s autograph, his first Panini America Jets certified autograph cards.
We’ve previewed the first seven cards in the set on our Facebook page. The remaining eight — fronts and backs — are unveiled below. The cards, due out June 20, will be numbered to a maximum of 1,500.