- Tebow (guy whose team scored 10 points): 556,525 mentions during game
- Brady (guy whose team scored 45 points and broke the record for most touchdowns in a half): : 103,955 mentions during game
- Tebow: 563,083 (247,520 mentions since kickoff)
- Brady: 59,591 (42,156 mentions since kickoff)
With 28 yards passing in the first half, Tim Tebow has now been mentioned 8,840 for every yard thrown. He has been mentioned 35,360 times for every Bronco point.
End of 1st Quarter Update:
- Tebow: 441,159 (125,596 mentions since kickoff)
- Brady: 33,591 (16,156 mentions since kickoff)
So to recap, the Patriots are up 14-0 in the game and Tebow has been mentioned 6977 times for each yard he has thrown for in this game…
As expected, tweets about Broncos Quarterback Tim Tebow are dominating Twitter today.
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At kickoff of the AFC Divisional Game, Tebow’s name had been mentioned 315,563 times today. Compare that to the other stars of today’s two NFL Divisional Playoff games:
- Tim Tebow: 315,563
- Tom Brady: 17,435
- Chad Ochocinco: 21,981
- Drew Brees: 55,878
- Jimmy Graham: 21,770
- Alex Smith: 68,575
- Vernon Davis: 45,699
I will be updating this running tally periodically during the Broncos/Patriots game to see if Brady is able to pull any closer to Tebow in this unscientific, completely pointless Twitter popularity contest.
Source of stats: Twitter’s ‘Road to the #SuperBowl‘ microsite.