Tim Tebow off to rough start with Mets

Beth Cruz
March 11, 2017

That prompted staff members to report her to police, but 36-year-old Michelle Marie Thompson had an explanation when they arrived to question her: She told them she's in a relationship with Tebow, TCPalm reports.

According to the incident report, Thompson was loitering in the players' parking lot on February 26, "looking for and asking questions about a new minor league player, Tim Tebow", prompting team staffers to notify police on hand for that day's game. But after the officer asked if the relationship was friendly, platonic, romantic or matrimonial, the police report said Thompson giggled and said, "All of the above".

She even knew Tebow's Jacksonville, Florida address.

Tim Tebow has allegedly been dealing with a stalker at Mets spring training camp.

A court clerk at the St. Lucie County Clerk's office confirmed to ESPN when reached by phone Friday afternoon that Thompson appeared on a misdemeanor trespassing charge on Friday at 9:30 a.m. via jail video.

The arrest was first reported by the New York Daily News.

It's been an eventful week for Tim Tebow, who is playing for the New York Mets in the Grapefruit League.


A criminal records search revealed that Thompson had a prior arrest for "indecent exposure" though she was not convicted.

"I turned it over to look at the DL Class, and noticed a small sticker on the back which read "I (Heart Symbol) Jesus/Tim Tebow".

The 2007 Heisman Trophy victor did safely reach when he was hit by a pitch in the right shoulder from fellow Florida alum Brian Johnson.

Tebow finished 0-for-3, including two strikeouts and hitting into a double play, in an 8-7 victory Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox.

Tebow is an minor-league outfield prospect with the Mets after he signed a contract with the club last September. He's a minor-leaguer in Mets camp this spring, but his celebrity - from the football field to TV to his place as a religious role model - eclipses everyone else in Mets uniforms.

This week, Tebow faced reigning AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello during a Grapefruit League game, and struck out looking.

Tebow, 29, batted eighth in both games.

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