Originally Posted by cosmo20002
I would think the "star athlete" would be asked--Rather than Tebow asking to speak (actually, according to the article, he sent his representative to do the asking).
But with all of Tebow's connections to the Wichita State
, maybe he felt it was his duty to speak to the team.
Or he happened to notice he was in the same place at the same time and he, being a former college athlete, figured he could relate, and he didn't worry that some message board whiners would get butthurt about it.