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That's right -- Tim Tebow was almost drafted by the Angels

In the wake of the New England Patriots' signing of Tim Tebow, Boston-based WEEI radio station put out this story about how Tebow could have very well been on the Los Angeles Angels.

As the story goes, former Angels scout Tom Kotchman (yes, Casey's dad) wanted to draft Tebow, a toolsy outfield prospect out of high school, but he never became eligible for the Draft and instead stuck with football.

Tebow, of course, went on to have an incredibly successful collegiate career and became an NFL first-round draft pick. We can't help but wonder, though, what if Tebow did become an Angel? Mark Sanchez would be happier, that's for sure.

-- Phil George / MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent