Tim Tebow doesn’t have his Heisman Trophy.
Not right now at least.
Instead, it is in the possession of celebrity Kathie Lee Gifford.
Tebow, in Gainesville to help the Food4Kids cause, was involved in a charity auction last November for the Wounded Warriors.
“There were a lot of very wealthy people,” Tebow, the former UF standout quarterback, said Thursday. “(Alabama coach Nick) Saban had some stuff in the silent auction and it’s always us and Alabama. We have to beat them.
“So I was thinking, ‘What would be something really cool to auction for all of these scholarships we give to kids whose parents have died in battle? Something cool they can’t get anywhere else.”
The answer? Tebow auctioned off his Heisman for a year. And it pulled in $100,000.
“I’ll get it back sometime,” he said. “That trophy’s going to do nothing better than it did on that night. I’m not worried about it. What I am worried about is that it got how many kids scholarships for school?”