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Tebow: 'This needs to be Georgia's year'

Although Tim Tebow was in town playing baseball for minor league Syracuse, his thoughts were on UGA football on Saturday.

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow is still trying to make it in Major League Baseball.

Saturday night, he was playing for Syracuse as they visited Gwinnett.

When he was asked about the SEC, he immediately turned the conversation to the 'Dogs and how it's a "must-win" season for UGA.

"This needs to be Georgia's year," Tebow said. "Just the way it's gone against Alabama the last couple of years, it becomes a big brother-little brother type thing, where you gotta eventually get over that hurdle." 

The hometown Gwinnett Stripers shutout the visiting Syracuse Mets Saturday night at Coolray Field, 2-0. Tebow went 1-for-2 in the game with a walk.

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