Tebow gets celebrity welcome to NY Jets

The New York Jets' arguably most high-profile acquisition, quarterback Tim Tebow, made his media debut today.The press conference was held at the team's training facility

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The New York Jets' arguably most high-profile acquisition, quarterback Tim Tebow, made his media debut today.

The press conference was held at the team's training facility to accommodate one of the largest media turnouts in the franchise's history.

Tebow says that despite being the backup quarterback behind current starter Mark Sanchez, he is excited to work with Sanchez and has a lot of respect for him.

Despite the all the media attention on the new quarterback, Jets owner Woody Johnson, head coach Rex Ryan and general manager Mike Tannebaum were in Florida at NFL meetings.

On Long Island, many Jets fans say they are excited to see Tebow on the roster and some have already begun buying Tebow-branded shirts.To watch the full Tim Tebow news conference, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select the 'iO Extra' tab.

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