Tebow speaks out on Riverhead student suspensions

12/17/2011 9:36 AM |

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow told an Associated Press reporter Friday that, provided the two Riverhead High School students who got suspended for mimicking the Denver quarterback’s touchdown ritual “had good intentions,” then “good for them.”

But he also highlighted the importance of respecting authority.

“…good for them for having the courage to do something different,” Mr. Tebow told and AP reporter in Denver, according to Newsday.com.

“You have to respect the position of authority and people that God’s put as authority over you, so that’s part of it,” he continued, “and just finding the right place and the right time to do things is part of it, too.”

Read the full story at Newsday.com.