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Monday, December 14, 2009
Did Tebow vote for Suh?

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

As a former Heisman winner, Florida quarterback Tim Tebow had a vote in the recent balloting for the 2009 winner.

Tebow has been adamant about not revealing who he voted for, but the Miami Herald said that several hints indicate that the Florida quarterback was impressed by Suh's play.

"I think [Suh] had a huge impact and, off the field, getting to know him, I think he's a really nice guy," Tebow told reporters in New York City. "But on the field, he's a dominant player and he had a big impact on Nebraska's team. And the games they were in, even though they didn't win some of them, I think he had a huge impact. I think he's a great player."

Tebow's thought process in deciding on his vote was clear.

"I look at the season and impact they had on their teams, what they put up, who they played against and make a good, educated vote on who the best players this year were," Tebow said. "The impact they had on the team and the impact they had on the game. Even if they didn't have the best stats. What was the impact those players had on the game?

"I think it should just be one year that you're judged on. I think some people could get biased and put that in there, [a player's] whole career, but, honestly, it should just be that one year. How did they do this year? What did they mean to their team? Did they play well in the big games? Did they help their team win? Obviously, a big question is if they weren't playing for their team, how would their team have done? That's something you've got to take into account, too."

Tebow didn't say who he was voting for. But it sure sounds like Suh was his player, doesn't it?