They call him the new Tim Tebow

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amukamaraNew York Giants football cornerback Prince Amukamara is being hailed as America’s latest role model in the image of Tim Tebow.  Some refer to him as the black Tim Tebow.   He was featured on The Drudge Report and CBS News.  See some of his highlight quotes from this month.

CBS New York states,
“…he never drinks alcohol, and is committed to staying celibate.With that has come a nickname.“Yeah, some people call me the black Tim Tebow,” the 24-year-old told the magazine. “I am a virgin. I’m not ashamed to say that.” The Super Bowl XLVI champion is engaged, and he met his fiancee when he was out dancing at SL in the Meatpacking District – although it took some encouragement from his peers.”

Long Island Newsday,

“I grew up Catholic, so it just started out as one of those things. I’d think, ‘If I do this, maybe I can get to heaven,’ so I said no drinks, no sex, all the big things. As I grew up, I realized that’s not what it’s about. It’s about having a relationship with Jesus. It’s not about ‘Don’t do this. Don’t do that.’ But still, it’s just one of those things I haven’t done, and I don’t see any benefit to doing it. You’re always reading about people getting DUIs. So many bad things that happen and wind up in the paper are alcohol-related, so by not drinking, it saves me, my team, and my family a lot of trouble. I told my fiancé that I’ll probably take my first drink at my bachelor party,” Amukamara said. “I don’t know if I will.”