Tim Tebow's Prayer Request at Scouting Combine Met With "Shut the F*ck Up"
Some of us see faith as a very personal matter. Others of us want to shout our faith from the rooftop. Tim Tebow, he of the Bible-passage eye black and religious right commercials, definitely falls into the latter category.
Tebow is participating in the NFL scouting combine, and players are given what's known as the Wonderlic test. Before Tebow's group took the 12-minute, 50-question exam, he asked the proctor if everyone could bow their heads in prayer -- you know, before asking any of the other players if they wanted to pray.
According to NBC Sports, this is how one of the other players responded: "Shut the fuck up." Other players in the room cracked up.
NBC Sports theorizes that Tebow's very public religious zeal could be a problem for some NFL teams. In a perfect world, Tebow's fundamental faith shouldn't be disrespected any more than he should push it on others.
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