Just when it seems like TIM TEBOW is yesterday's news, he comes roaring back. Forbes.com has placed him at the top of their list of the Most Influential Athletes.
They didn't just pull this one out of their butts, though. Their list of the 10 most influential athletes is based on actual surveys. And 29% of respondents judged him influential.
He was followed by Olympic swimmer MICHAEL PHELPS, Olympic sprinter USAIN BOLT, andDEREK JETER.
Here's the Top 10 . . . along with the percentage of people who think they're influential . . .
1. Tim Tebow, 29%
2. Michael Phelps, 25%
3. Usain Bolt, 23%
4. Derek Jeter, 22%
5. Peyton Manning, 21%
6. Drew Brees, 21%
7. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, 19%
8. Aaron Rodgers, 19%
9. LeBron James, 18%
10. David Beckham, 18%
(Even though some people's percentages were the same, other factors were also taken into consideration. The details would probably bore us all. But if you'd like to read more, you can check out the list here.)