Tim Tebow will continue to serve as SEC Network analyst

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After weeks of news stories covering former NFL quarterback and college football legend Tim Tebow trying to get into professional baseball, the Heisman Trophy winner has finally found a new team.

On Thursday, the New York Mets announced that they had signed Tebow to a minor league deal, with the 29-year-old starting his baseball career in the instructional league. The signing was made official just eight days after Tebow's workout in front of 28 MLB teams.

With Tebow gearing up for a baseball season, you might think that his time at the SEC Network would be coming to an end. However, the network and ESPN announced shortly after the signing that Tebow could continue to serve as an analyst for the network.

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Stephanie Druley, ESPN's senior VP of event and studio production, released the following statement regarding Tebow.

Fans of Tebow will be excited to hear that he will continue as an analyst for the SEC Network. Although he seemed slightly uncomfortable at first as an analyst, Tebow has quickly become a strong on-camera personality. After all, Tebow knows what he's talking about as arguably the greatest college football player of all time.

Between playing baseball in the Mets' farm system and giving his takes on the SEC, it sounds like Tebow is going to have a very busy fall ahead of him. Only time will tell whether or not he can continue to juggle both jobs.

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Former NFL quarterback, Tim Tebow fields a ball for baseball scouts and the media during a showcase on the campus of the University of Southern California, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 in Los Angeles. The Heisman Trophy winner works out for a big gathering of scouts on USC's campus in an attempt to start a career in a sport he hasn't played regularly since high school. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 03: Quarterback Tim Tebow #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up on the sidelines against the New York Jets in the third quarter during a pre-season game at MetLife Stadium on September 3, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
SACRAMENTO, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls dunks against Rodney McCray #22 of the Sacramento Kings during a game played on November 14, 1989 at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1989 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)
SARATOSA, UNITED STATES: Ex-Chicago Bulls standout Michael Jordan warms up 15 February 1994 in Saratosa, FL, before his first spring training workout with the Chicago White Sox. The retired basketball superstar is hoping to win a spot on the major league team. (Photo credit should read ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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TEMPE, AZ - JANUARY 28: Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders hoists the Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy as he walks off the field to the locker room after defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 28 January during Super Bowl XXX at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Cowboys won 27-17. (Photo credit should read VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH - 1997: Outfielder Deion Sanders #21 of the Cincinnati Reds smiles as he prepares to bat against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Three Rivers Stadium in 1997 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sanders also played defensive back for the National Football League Dallas Cowboys during the 1997 NFL season. (Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images)
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