KISS Offers Tim Tebow Contract with the Band's Arena League Football Team
By: Gary Graff
9/11/2013


Can a good Christian play for a couple of Rock 'n' Roll devils?

That's the question now that Kiss principals Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have offered former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow a three-year deal to play for their Arena Football League team, the L.A. Kiss.

Though a star at the University of Florida -- where his bended-knee prayer after scoring touchdowns, known as Tebowing, became an international sensation -- Tebow's National Football League career has not panned out during stops with the Denver Broncos, the New York Jets and the New England Patriots, the latter of which released him on August 31.

But that's not deterring the Kiss men; in a statement, Stanley said that, "Tim Tebow is one of the most recognized and respected athletes in sport. His joining would mean great things for his fans and for our team, especially from a business standpoint. His credibility within the sports arena is paramount. With our commitment to bringing football without compromise back to L.A., we're excited to see how this offer turns out."

Tebow -- not exactly known for rock 'n' rolling all night and partying every day -- has turned down other offers from the Canadian Football League and USA Rugby, saying he still wants to play in the NFL.

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