Famously Religious Athletes

Tim Tebow 1 of 11

Unless you've been in a coma for the last few years, you know quite well how religious Tim Tebow is. 

  • His patented prayer pose has swept the entire nation, and the craze has caused him to be arguably the single most polarizing player in the NFL.
  • During his Heisman-winning career at the University of Florida, he etched John 3:16 in the eye-black he wore during games.
  • He was born in the Philippines to parents who were serving as Christian Baptist missionaries.
  • Tebow was the first home-schooled athlete to win the Heisman Trophy.
  • He delivered an Easter speech to a 20,000-person church in Texas in 2012.