Former National Football League Quarterback Tim Tebow is attempting a career in Major League Baseball.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the soon-to-be 29-year-old plants to host a showcase for scouts later this month. He has been working out in Arizona and Los Angeles, attempting to improve his baseball skills.
Tebow has not played competitive baseball since he was a junior in high school in 2005. Then, however, he hit .494 and was named to the Florida All-State team.
His agents, Nick Khan and Jimmy Sexton, have been working with CAA's Brodie Van Wagenen, a prominent baseball agent. They plan on inviting all 30 teams to his showcase.
"This may sound like a publicity stunt, but nothing could be further from the truth," Van Wagenen told Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. "I have seen Tim’s workouts, and people inside and outside the industry – scouts, executives, players and fans – will be impressed by his talent."
Tebow has not played in the NFL since 2012, when he was the Jets' backup quarterback. Since, he has worked as a broadcaster for ESPN.
Overall, the former Heisman Trophy winner has spent time with the Broncos and Jets.