Discussion

Tim Tebow sets sports record for tweets per second

Updated: January 9, 2012, 8:03 PM ET
By Sarah Phillips

Tim Tebow didn't just cause fans to erupt in living rooms across the country by lifting the Broncos past the Steelers on Sunday night. He also created a firestorm of reaction on social media.

Tebow's heroics set a new record for tweets generated by a sports moment -- 9,420 tweets per second.

Tebow's thrilling overtime touchdown pass beat out the following top moments in Twitter sports history:

July 17, 2011: Team USA loses Women's World Cup to Japan ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM