Description: Tim Tebow’s storied collegiate career has yet to propel him to stardom in the National Football League, but when he starts, he wins – in dramatic fashion.
For Video: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=7141158
Date: October 23, 2011
Questions for discussion:
- The jeering crowd seemed to believe that Tim Tebow was incapable of performing as a professional quarterback. To what would you attribute his performance problems then successes?
- Describe the role of attitudes in Tebow’s reaction to game situations leading up to the end of the fourth quarter. Did the way that Tebow reacted to negative factors have anything to do with the team’s performance late in the game?
- Discuss how stress affected Tebow’s performance. If so, in what way? What type of stress did he most likely experience?
- Based on the article, what sources of power is Tebow able to draw upon?