(FOXBUSINESS) — Former college football star Opens a New Window. Tim Tebow turned down another shot at a professional football contract in order to continue his bid to make a Major League Baseball roster Opens a New Window. as a member of the New York Mets.

Steve Spurrier, the college coaching legend and current head coach of the Alliance of American Football’s Opens a New Window. Orlando Apollos, told “Pro Football Talk” this week that he asked Tebow to join his team in the offseason. Tebow, however, declined the offer.

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