As first reported by the Sioux City Journal, Iowa teen and Kingsley-Pierson High School senior Rachel Bird – who is apparently a big Tim Tebow fan – sent the Jets QB/FB/H-back/Punt Protector a tweet asking him to be her senior prom date. When neither Tebow nor his agents responded to her request, Bird took matters into her own hands, creating a life size cut out of the New York Jet , complete with a wooden handle and supports.
Naturally, Bird’s prom date was a big hit with her classmates, who convinced her to enter herself and the cardboard wonder as a couple for the Grand March. Bird and her cardboard cutout were then introduced as, “Rachel Bird, Escorted by Tim Tebow.”
“It was awkward, but people asked me to stop for photos during the grand march,” Bird explained. “Believe me, this isn’t something I ever thought I’d be doing.”
(Girl – Me either. Me. either).
But the fun didn’t stop there. Bird, “Tebow” and the guys and gals from the entire K-P prom danced the night away. As one local news station’s website hilariously noted,“girls wanted to dance with her quarter-inch-thick escort.” (these jokes just write themselves) and several boys broke the handle off the cutout during a fast song.
Oh, and in case you were wondering, Tebow did not accompany Bird to any after prom events. She left him at home because, “The after-prom would have been too much.”
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