Tim Tebow’s New ‘Heisman House’ Commercial Is Amazing

first_imgTim Tebow wearing an orange beanie, a gold chain and a green vest in a commercial.The new Tim Tebow Heisman commercial is amazing. Watch it below.Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow, who has been in the news recently for his attempt to play baseball professionally, is the new star of a Nissan ‘Heisman House’ commercial that is sure to make the rounds. In the clip, Tebow and fellow former Florida signal-caller Danny Wuerffel are the stars of a music video that is dedicated to the Gators.It’s eventually revealed that Tebow is fast asleep in his bed at the ‘Heisman House’ – he’s dreaming.Tebow was also part of another Nissan ‘Heisman House’ commercial that was released yesterday. In that one, which is focused on former Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Tebow is lifting weights with one arm.Tebow shared the new video with his followers on social media on Thursday.In Tebow’s illustrious college career, he helped Florida win two national titles. In four seasons, he threw for 9,286 yards and 88 touchdowns against just 15 interceptions. He also rushed for 57 scores.Tebow won the 2007 Heisman Trophy in a close race over Arkansas running back Darren McFadden. The rest of the top ten featured Hawaii’s Colt Brennan, Missouri’s Chase Daniel, Oregon’s Dennis Dixon, West Virginia’s Pat White, Boston College’s Matt Ryan, UCF’s Kevin Smith, LSU’s Glenn Dorsey and Virginia’s Chris Long.Tebow’s NFL career was not quite as successful, but he did help the Denver Broncos win a playoff game back during the 2011 season. He signed with the New York Jets in 2012 but never got another shot at being a starter. In his there years as a pro, he threw for 2,422 yards, 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He started 14 of his 34 games.In addition to trying his hand at baseball, Tebow is a college football analyst for the SEC Network. It’s unclear whether he’ll have to give that up if he signs with a team.last_img read more

SkiDoo snowmobile maker BRP Inc files for initial public offering of shares

Ski-Doo snowmobile maker BRP Inc. files for initial public offering of shares by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 17, 2013 1:08 pm MDT MONTREAL – The maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles is launching an initial public offering.BRP Inc. says it is planning an offering of subordinate voting shares in the Quebec-based maker of snowmobiles, personal watercraft and all-terrain vehicles.The company said it believes the outlook for the industry is positive due to the improving economic environment, growth in new product lines and growth in international markets.“Things are reshaping after the crisis. We think people will want to renew with new technology and new vehicles, what not,” said Pierre Pichette, vice-president of communications and public affairs for BRP.In addition to Ski-Doo, BRP also makes Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and boats, Can-Am all-terrain vehicles and Evinrude outboard engines.BRP would not disclose how many shares it planned to sell or how much they would cost but said that information would be available in the coming weeks.BRP says it will also issue multiple voting shares to its current owners, who will continue to have significant influence over the company.The business was spun off from Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) in 2003 when it was sold to members of the Bombardier and Beaudoin families, U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital and the Caisse de depot for $960 million.The company is currently owned by a subsidiary of Bain Capital, the Beaudier group and the Caisse. Bain owns half the equity, the Beaudier group has a 35 per cent stake and the Caisse has 15 per cent.Beaudier Inc. is a family-owned company controlled by Laurent Beaudoin, who is a former CEO of Bombardier Inc. and a son-in-law of Joseph-Armand Bombardier, the Quebec inventor who founded the company.BRP says the timing of the IPO is to help the company pay down a US$146-million term loan that matures June 2013 and a US$510-million term loan maturing in June 2016.“We want to reduce our long-term debt,” said Pichette.The prospectus, which was obtained through DisclosureNet.com, also reveals that the company paid $376 million in special distributions on April 13 and plans to pay an additional $155 million in dividends to its current shareholders prior to closing the IPO.It expects to spend about $140 million on capital projects in the current financial year, primarily to tool up for new products.BRP said it does not anticipate paying any dividends on its shares after the offering.“The company currently intends to use its earnings to finance the expansion of its business and to reduce indebtedness. Any future determination to pay dividends on the shares will be at the discretion of the board of directors,” the company said.At the end of its financial year on Jan. 31, BRP had $542.4 million of cash including $444.8 million of net cash flows from its operating activities.The company earned $2.9 billion in revenue and a profit of $121 million in the financial year ended Jan. 31. That compared with a revenue of $2.65 billion and a profit of $83.5 million in the financial year ended Jan. 31, 2012.Based in Valcourt, Que., BRP has approximately 6,800 employees around the world. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more