Tim Tebow, who won two BCS championships with Riley Cooper at Florida, said Tuesday he has been praying for his friend and former college teammate.

“You know we’re friends,” Tebow, a backup quarterback with the New England Patriots, told CSNPhilly.com on Tuesday. “We’ve been close for a long time, so we’ll talk.

“I haven’t gotten to see him yet today. I’m sure I’ll see him soon, but I was definitely praying for him.”

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