University of Florida Heisman Trophy Winner Tim Tebow announced on his Instagram today he and Country Music artist Luke Bryan have exchanged trophies in a Florida Gators vs. Georgia Bulldogs bet.
Tebow, the first sophomore to win a Heisman Trophy back in 2007 donated possession of his award for six months as part of a charity event last year and Georgia native Luke Bryan won the item in an auction.
In a video on Instagram Tebow then announced that Bryan’s wife shared Bryan’s 2015 Country Music Award Entertainer of the Year Award.
“I was so honored to accept,” the award Tebow said.
Then Tebow said he had just received a video from Bryan telling him it’s “Georgia/Florida week” referring to Saturday’s rivalry game.
“That’s wrong,” Tebow says and announces that it’s “Florida/Georgia week.”
Bryan said he was going to curse the trophy by putting a Georgia Bulldog jersey on it.
So Tebow in turn takes an infant size Gator jersey and places on Bryan’s CMA award.
“He might curse mine, but I’m going to bless his,” Tebow said and then also placed a miniature helmet on the award.
Tebow said Bryan’s award will feel a little more at home because, “We all know God loves the Gators being orange and blue. You can look at any sunset and understand that.”
Then Tebow sits down in a chair with framed Gator #15 jerseys hanging on the wall behind him and reminds Bryan that he can understand why Bryan might be frustrated by the losing Bulldogs because, “1980 was a long time ago.”
“We’re going to take great care of your trophy,” Tebow tells Bryan. “It will be comforted with a lot of orange and blue. Because guys, we all know it’s Florida/Georgia week.”
Watch Tebow’s message to Bryan by clicking here.
Watch Bryan’s message to Tebow by clicking here.
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