By Tim Tebow
Over the process the final 5 years, Tim Tebow demonstrated himself as one of many maximum quarterbacks within the historical past of school soccer and a best prospect within the NFL. in the course of that point he accrued an extraordinary resume—winning BCS nationwide championships, changing into the 1st sophomore in NCAA heritage to win the Heisman trophy, and within the face of huge public scrutiny, being drafted within the first around of the NFL draft through the Denver Broncos.
Now, in Through My Eyes, Tebow brings readers in every single place an inspirational memoir approximately lifestyles as he selected to stay it, revealing how his religion and relations values, mixed along with his relentless will to prevail, have molded him into the person who he's this day. because the son of Christian missionaries, Tebow has a different tale to tell—from the conditions of his beginning, to his home-schooled roots, to his record-setting collegiate soccer occupation with the Florida Gators and every little thing else that came about in among.
At each step, Tebow's lifestyles has defied conference and expectation. whereas features of his existence were well-documented, the tales have continuously been filtered throughout the critiques and phrases of others. Through My Eyes is his passionate, firsthand, never-before-told account of ways all of it quite occurred.
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