Gators QB Tim Tebow a hero at Philippine orphanage

Updated: January 6, 2009, 9:13 AM ET
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines -- Tim Tebow's most far-flung fans still don't quite get this whole football thing.

Yes, the 42 kids at the orphanage in the southern Philippines understand that Tebow is hot stuff, if only vaguely.

But in a country where basketball, boxing and billiards are the top sports, American college football isn't even on the map.

In fact, football isn't even football here -- soccer is.

So it's not surprising that the staff and children at Uncle Dick's Home ...

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