Hmm: GOP reaching out to Tebow to run for Florida-4 seat?

Hmm: GOP reaching out to Tebow to run for Florida-4 seat?
Tim Tebow after his final home game at Florida's helm. (Image: Screen grab of CBS video via YouTube)

[Ed. – Interesting, after the Florida Republicans basically redistricted Allen West out of his seat.]

The surprise retirement of a key Florida congressman has Republican strategists eager to give the ball to former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow, according to several sources.

“We do not pick favorites,” said a key party strategist, but “obviously a huge Florida football star would be an interesting candidate for our side of the aisle.”

Earlier this week, Rep. Ander Crenshaw, 71, a House appropriator from Jacksonville, Fla., announced his plan to retire at the end of his term this year. It was not expected.

Tebow lives in the district, has his business, XV Enterprises and Tim Tebow Foundation, in Jacksonville too.

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