A short time ago, Tim Tebow got down on one knee and prayed.
That inconspicuous move led to a craze, whose name has now been trademarked.
Yes, it’s true, Tebow has trademarked the prayer pose, dubbed “Tebowing” by observers. He apparently doesn’t want to make money off of it, but rather wants to make sure that its integrity is protected.
“I know it was something that was cool for me in the past, but it’s not something I do as ‘Tebowing,’ ” Tebow said.
“It’s something I do that’s prayer for me and then it got hyped up as Tebowing. So I think [it’s] just to control how it’s used as well. Make sure it’s used in the right way.”
Two other applicants had reportedly sought rights to the term, but the New York Jets quarterback was awarded the trademark Oct. 9, according to Newsday.