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A piece of legislation labeled HB 503 is barreling its way through the Alabama State Legislature. It is commonly referred to as “The Tim Tebow Bill” across Alabama.

That’s not because of the way its supporters have lowered a shoulder in an attempt to see the measure reach Gov. Robert Bentley’s desk.

Tebow was the Heisman Trophy winner and National Champion at the University of Florida. The quarterback was home schooled and allowed to participate in the Florida High School Athletic Association.

The bill would create an opportunity for a student in that environment to be eligible to compete for the varsity teams in their district that are members of the Alabama High School Athletic Association and the Alabama Independent Schools Association. Read_More_button

Source: Jeff Sentell, highschoolsports.al.com