By Richard Deitsch
December 31, 2013
Tim Tebow will make his ESPN debut during the network's coverage of the BCS title game on Jan. 6.
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Justin Connolly, ESPN senior vice president of programming for college networks, on what happens if an NFL team calls Tebow next fall: "It was important for Tim that he had the ability to pursue his interests in becoming an NFL quarterback and that is something we were certainly willing to include as part of bringing him aboard this team. In terms of specific situations, I don't want get ahead of ourselves and comment on any particular eventuality or scenario you can put together. But that is a key piece of this relationship and we will honor that perspective."

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