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Dan Mullen Would 'Love' For Tim Tebow To Rejoin Florida Program

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GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 27: Florida Gators head football coach Dan Mullen speaks during an introductory press conference at the Bill Heavener football complex on November 27, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow has plenty going on, but Dan Mullen would love to get him back with Florida football.

Tim Tebow has been quite busy since he graduated from the University of Florida. The 2007 Heisman winner has taken a shot at multiple professional sports and maintains a media career.

Tebow was drafted in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He briefly served as a very unconventional starting quarterback for the Broncos, and led them to a dramatic playoff win.

His NFL career was short-lived though. After brief stints with the Jets, Patriots, and Eagles, he was out of the league by 2015.

Since, Tebow has rekindled another sporting love: baseball. Last year, he played in the Mets minor league system, with some mixed results.

He's received a spring training invite for 2018. It doesn't seem likely that Tebow will break through to the big leagues, but he's probably played better than many expected.

Tebow is juggling baseball with a career as an analyst for SEC Network. He has appeared on the network's football coverage since 2013.

Eventually, new Florida coach Dan Mullen would love to have him back in Gainesville with the program. Mullen was asked about his former star pupil during a Q&A session with Gator fans on National Signing Day. From SEC Country:

“I talked to Timmy, and I’d love to get Timmy back in the program in whatever role he would want to come in,” Mullen said. “He’s got a lot of things going on. I talked to him the other day, ‘Hey, what are you doing?’ He’s like, ‘I’m taking batting practice.’ He was somewhere in California or Arizona. He’s got baseball going on.

“Before that, he was in Southeast Asia on a mission trip. So his plate’s full, but we’d love to get him back in whatever capacity.”

Mullen was the offensive coordinator at Florida under Urban Meyer from 2005-2008. He coached Tebow for three of his seasons in Gainesville.

Tebow was a fan of Mullen getting the head coaching job. He tweeted that he was "thrilled" back in November.

While it seems unlikely that Tebow will join the coaching staff anytime soon, we're sure he'll help out his former OC in any way that he can. Maybe down the road he can head back to UF in some more official capacity.

[SEC Country]