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Taylor Wyndham’s sack of Tim Tebow, 2009

Posted on May 26, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

Kentucky’s Taylor Wyndham sacked Florida quarterback Tim Tebow on Sept. 26, 2009, in Lexington, forcing the Heisman Trophy winner to leave the game. The Wildcats were trailing defending national champion Florida 31-7 in the third quarter when Tebow dropped back to pass. Wyndham came off right end unblocked and found himself with a clear path to the college football icon. Tebow got crushed, hit his head on the knee of a teammate while falling and wound up motionless on the Commonwealth Stadium turf. After lying on the ground for several minutes, Tebow got up, but he was wobbly. He spent that night in a Lexington hospital with concussion-like symptoms. No. 1 Florida would go on to beat the Wildcats 41-7. UK would finish the year 7-6, losing in the Music City Bowl to Clemson, 21-13. Seven years later, Tebow returned to game competition in Lexington, but this time on the baseball field when the Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies played the Lexington Legends. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff

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