America will be able to wake up with Tim Tebow on Friday morning.
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That's the day the new ESPN analyst will slide over to sister network ABC as a Super Bowl special guest throughout the broadcast for Good Morning America, ABC spokeswoman Alison Bridgman confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.
Tebow's appearance was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
During the broadcast, Tebow will join with NFL All-Stars to challenge chef Emeril Lagasse to a Super Bowl snack cook off.
Tebow, of course, was the quarterback Peyton Manning replaced in Denver after the 2011 season. He didn't start an NFL game after that and recently signed with ESPN to serve as an analyst for its upcoming SEC Network.
ESPN and ABC are both owned by Disney.
The former University of Florida star made his official ESPN debut on Jan. 6 prior to the BCS National Championship. He performed well in his first on-camera appearance as a network employee, though wasn't tasked with much analysis. Friday morning should be more of the same. Expect softball questions, generic soundbites, a few verbal crutches and a non-controversial take on Richard Sherman.
In other news, GMA will have another football guest on Wednesday morning. He'll get far less attention than Tebow, which is understandable, given that Eli Manning is only a two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback of the hometown New York Giants and the brother of one of the starting QBs in Super Bowl XLVIII. How can that compare to Tebow, a college star who threw a pretty good touchdown pass in that one playoff game he won?