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Tebow has surgery; out 3-4 weeks

Updated: January 12, 2009, 7:09 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder Monday morning to remove a bone spur and chronic inflammation.

Tebow, who led Florida to the BCS national title on Thursday with a 24-14 win over Oklahoma, is expected to be able to throw within 3-4 weeks and is expected to be ready to play in spring practice.

Tebow is left-handed, so the surgery is on his non-throwing shoulder.

"The surgery went well," team physician Dr. Pete Indelicato said ...

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