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Tebow era has begun

3/26/2012

The Tim Tebow era with the Jets has begun.

He opened his news conference by thanking the Broncos and the Jets and said he is excited to be a Jet.

The first question was about why there was some discrepancy over who had a say in the trade to New York and that Tebow picked the Jets over the Jaguars.

"When I woke up Wednesday morning, I talked to Coach [John] Fox and they were very gracious the whole time and I spoke to him a lot throughout the process and he told me about the opportunities that were out there," Tebow said. "Next thing I know is I got a call from Coach [Rex] Ryan and Mr. [Mike] Tannenbaum and they said I am a Jet. I was excited about it and then obviously the media circus happened and then I found out about the snag in the contract and Coach Fox was keeping me updated with what was happening.

"Later on in the day, they said we have a few teams that were interested and he asked me what I thought about it and I told him I would love to be a Jet and I said Jacksonville is my hometown. He listened to me and talked to me and I told him I would love to be a Jet. I love the coaches. I said I would love to be a Jaguar, that is my hometown, but I am excited to be a Jet."