Transcript for Tebow Takes a Knee: The Rise and Fall of Football's Wunderkind
Finally, the football player and his prayers. But will they be answered again? Here's abc's gio benitez. Reporter: He was called the biggest name in all of sports. Now, tim tebow is a man without a team. Cut during the preseason by the new england patriots. Even after two national championships and a heisman trophy. The florida native's trademark pose, tebowing, spread like wildfire across social media and late night comedy. Hey, everybody. Oh! Jesus! Reporter: We saw him on the covers of magazines like "gq," becoming a national heartthrob. But it was the humility so many came to love, captured right here on abc, in an interview with "gma's" robin roberts, talking about his mother. It's a key. What does it symbolize? I gave it to her because she was the key to my success. Reporter: And with hannah storm, describing that moment on bended knee. It's a great opportunity in a public platform to humble myself and thank the lord. Reporter: After nine wins with the denver broncos, he was traded to the new york jets, only to have his rising career knocked down again. Now, he's turned to twitter, thanking the patriots and promising to relentlessly pursue his nfl dreams. Gio benitez, abc news, new york.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.