The Madeleine Brand Show for December 19, 2011

Quarterback Tim Tebow sparked a meme that is spreading around the country

New York Jets v Denver Broncos

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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos prays during the final minute of the game against the New York Jets at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

While most NFL stars jump around or dance after a big win, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's likes to drop to one knee, put his head on his fist and pray. It's a move that's been dubbed "Tebowing," and it's catching on across the country. Fans are striking the pose in front of famous monuments, at graduation ceremonies – one man even proposed while Tebowing. Pictures of these moments are posted to a site called


Jared Kleinstein, founder of the website

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