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Tim Tebow Explains Why Urban Meyer Is Such A Great Recruiter

Tim Tebow did a Q&A with Rolling Stone that covered everything from politics to his future in football to his former college coach, Urban Meyer.

We'll just focus on the part about Meyer here, though you can read the full interview here.

Rolling Stone first asked Tebow for his thoughts on Ohio State's upcoming season. Meyer's Buckeyes lost a ton of players to the NFL, though they're still ridiculously talented and are expected to start the season ranked in the top 10.

Anyways, college football season is approaching. Your coach Urban Meyer lost a lot of talent in last year's draft. How do you think Ohio State will fare this season?
They did lose a lot of talent, but I think they are still one of the most talented teams in the country. I think they will play a lot freer than they did last year. And they might have as much talent as the [national championship] team from two years ago. The question is, do they have the experience?

Rolling Stone then asked Tebow about Meyer's recruiting ability. Alabama and Nick Saban have been the kings of the college football recruiting world for the last decade or so, but Meyer and Ohio State is closing in. The Buckeyes currently have the No. 1 class in the country for 2017 and it could, statistically, be the best class of all-time come National Signing Day.

How does Meyer recruit so well?

It's amazing that they could be super talented again, even though they lost so many great players. Meyer just reloads the talent each year. You were recruited by Meyer. How the hell does he recruit so well?

"It's his level of care of passion," Tebow says. "He has so much belief in his program and in you as a player that he makes his team and players believe they're great. He's able to get young people to see that if they play for him, they have a chance to accomplish something special. And I think that's why you see so many great recruits year after year go play for him."

[Rolling Stone]