He has yet to sign a football contract. But the interest in Tim Tebow as a pitchman likely has caused the player to pee in his pants.
And if that has happened, he’ll be able to turn to his newest corporate partner for a replacement.
Tebow has signed a deal with Jockey. The company (via Darren Rovell of CNBC) announced the deal today.
“I’m excited to represent the Jockey brand,” Tebow says on the company’s website. “I’ve long been a fan and
consumer of Jockey and I’m looking forward to a great relationship with
such a respectable and innovative company.”
He’ll work with product lines like Staycool, which launches in 2011.
“Tim is a highly gifted athlete with a positive attitude and an admirable
character,” said Jockey Chairman and CEO Debra S. Waller. “We at
Jockey see a very bright future with Tim, and believe that he is an
excellent representative for the brand. Tim is genuine, smart and driven
and those qualities align well with Jockey. We look forward to
building a long and collaborative relationship with him in the coming
Meanwhile, perhaps Cloris Leachman will finally be able to throw away that 20-year-old People magazine with the Paul Crewe underwear ad in it.