NEW YORK (WFAN) — President Barack Obama may not be anywhere near Jets training camp at SUNY Cortland, but that doesn’t mean he’s out of the Tebow-mania loop.
The POTUS weighed in Thursday on backup quarterback Tim Tebow, starter Mark Sanchez and what it could all mean for Gang Green.
“I gotta tell you, I don’t like the idea of a quarterback controversy at the start of a season, so if I was a Jets’ fan, I’d be pretty nervous,” Obama told 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, according to Newsday. “Sanchez is not Tom Brady yet, but he led them to the playoffs two years in a row.”
Tebow, who has been the talk of camp, thrilled fans in Central New York on Thursday with two rushing touchdowns and a passing score during goal-line drills.
“I think Tim Tebow seems to be a wonderful young man, and he’s got just a great winning attitude,” said Obama, who was in Ohio for a campaign event. “He really steps up when things count.”
“But there’s going to be a lot of tension in that situation, so it’ll be pretty interesting to see how it plays itself out,” he added.
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