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Tim Tebow announced as NCAA Football 11's Cover Athlete

The former Gator and Heisman Trophy winner will be on every platform's cover.

EA's announced that the former UF Quarterback Tim Tebow will be their cover athlete for this year's NCAA Football edition.

Tebow, the figurehead of the winningest Gator class, was the first Sophomore to receive the Heisman, and contributed to the two most recent Gator BCS titles.

Expect to see Tim Tebow on stores' game shelves on July 13th, and if you'd like to follow along and learn more about NCAA Football 11, visit the official site. Major features will be announced regularly from now until the game's launch.

Press Release


EA ANNOUNCES TIM TEBOW AS THE EXCLUSIVE NCAA FOOTBALL 11 COVER ATHLETE

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., - April 8, 2010 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow will be featured on the cover of EA SPORTS™ NCAA® Football 11, available in stores July 13th. Tebow is celebrated as one of the greatest college football players in history and is revered as an ambassador of college football.

Tebow was the first sophomore in history to win the coveted Heisman Trophy following his 2007 season as the Florida Gators’ starting quarterback. In that season, Tebow became the first player in NCAA history to rush and pass for at least 20 touchdowns in a single season. Tebow is one of the most decorated college quarterbacks in history, winning the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s best quarterback in 2007 and becoming only the second player in NCAA history to earn the Maxwell Award, given to the nation’s top football player, on two occasions.

NCAA Football provides the ultimate experience for the true football fan, delivering the excitement and pageantry that can only be found in college football. NCAA Football 11 will give players 120 ways to win with real college offenses that, for the first time ever, reflect the authentic style of every NCAA FBS school. NCAA Football 11 recreates the intensity of college football Saturdays, achieving all-new levels of quality in core gameplay for the award-winning franchise.

With the major game features scheduled to be announced between now and launch, football fans are encouraged to visit http://www.ncaafootball11.com regularly for the most up-to-date information, including insider blogs written by the NCAA Football 11 development team.

Developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon, and licensed by The Collegiate Licensing Company, NCAA Football 11 will be available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and the PlayStation®2 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems.


 

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Jason Ross Senior Editor

04/08/2010 at 04:42 PM

As a Gator, I think it's great. I'm a Tebow fan, and I'm glad to see him recognized by EA. He broke quite a few UF and SEC records, and was a major factor in both titles he won. To top off his resume, he was the first Sophomore to win the Heisman. He's almost definitely this year's most known player to enter the draft, so I have to say he's certainly the best choice.

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