Tebow Takes in FSU-Miami Game; Receives Phone Call

After hanging with USA Today's No. 2 ranked team in the country for three quarters, Nease High School, led by five-star quarterback Tim Tebow, finally succumbed to Hoover, Ala., 50-29 on Aug. 27. The season resumes for Nease on Thursday night as the Panthers take on the Seminole, Fla., Seminoles. Tebow took advantage of the holiday weekend to catch the contest between Florida State and Miami, played Monday in Tallahassee.

Quarterback Tim Tebow of Nease High School in St. Augustine, Fla., paid a visit to Tallahassee on Labor Day Monday as a guest of Florida State and saw the Seminoles defeat the Miami Hurricanes 10-7. It was FSU's first victory over Miami in six tries. "It was a great game and a great atmosphere," he said. "The defenses were good and I was impressed with Kyle Wright, I though he played real good. Drew Weatherford has a rough night but he did ok."

The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Panther signal caller is taking his time with his recruiting. The visit to FSU was unofficial, and he has yet to set up any official visits. "I'm starting to think about what schools I want to visit officially," he said. "I have a top seven or eight - the three Florida schools, USC, Michigan, Clemson, Iowa, Alabama, and South Carolina. I'll probably take one or two visits during the season if I can, and the rest after. Nobody really leads right now."

Of course, Sept. 1 means that coaches can now begin calling prospects and Tebow said he has received his fair share. However, one caller is a recent high-profile commitment to the Seminoles. "Yes, Myron Rolle has called me since his commitment to Florida State," Tebow said. "He is obviously recruiting me for FSU and we had a nice conversation. He wasn't at the game though."

Listed as the No. 3 quarterback in the country according to Scout.com, Tebow has never set foot on the Nease campus as a regular student. He is home-schooled, and touched briefly on how that works. "My mom does most of the teaching but sometimes we have tutors," he said. "All of us kids have been home-schooled and it's really not much different. We are tested every year and I have to take the SAT just like kids that go to the regular schools."

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