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Tim Tebow Denies Northport Rumors

Jets QB says he's never been to the 11768.

Tim Tebow publicly denied rumors that he is moving to Northport during a press conference at the New York Jets mini-camp practice session earlier this month, according to a transcript published on SB Nation.

"I can deny (that). I have never been there," the quarterback told reporters. "It is just another one of those rumors like, 'I am living in Hoboken.'"

Rumors began that Tebow was eying property in downtown Northport after he was reportedly seen enjoying tacos at on June 5. Though Tebow denied having visited our neck of the woods, many, such as Patch reader "Bill," won't deny what their own eyes showed them. "He absolutely was there," he commented on our . "I have a boat at Britannia and saw him and a woman having lunch at the bar."

News 12 also sent out a crew to do a whimsical investigation of the Tebow rumors. "Where's Tebow?" they asked, sporting a poster with the quarterback's picture and writing that said "Have you seen this man?" They inquired at the barber shop, at the village dock--even at Northport Police Headquarters. "It was a lot of fun," said Chief Ric Bruckenthal.

Unfortunately, News 12 didn't unearth any dirt, though Sports Reporter Kevin Maher said via Twitter that they'll keep digging. Despite Tebow's public denial that he is moving to Northport, many residents are saying the contrary. Just take a look at these Tweets:

DC0N40 Jun 16, 1:04am via Twitter for iPhone: "speaking of tebow, he bought a house a block away from my dad in Northport"

OJdubz22 Jun 21, 1:30pm via Twitter for iPhone: Tim Tebow just walked by my moms studio looking for a house in northport/centerport #hallelujah he's friends with the guys now @bkrav

One thing is for sure: Northport is a long way from Florham Park. What a commute!

John June 22, 2012 at 01:06 PM
Hate to say it...but I will. "I told you so".
Rachel June 22, 2012 at 04:53 PM
So no one got a pic of him in the area? If he was really there, I find that hard to believe!
Chris June 22, 2012 at 05:15 PM
I saw Tebow and Broadway Joe eating at the Ritz talking about houses off of Bread and Cheese. Earlier in the day, Jim Morrison was spotted buying Elvis a pizza crumb.
Michael John Sullivan June 22, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Tim Tebow living in Northport never made sense! The Jets practice and play in the swamps of Jersey.
Michael John Sullivan June 22, 2012 at 08:20 PM
When do we get the Elvis sightings?

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