Again, spirituality becomes merely another type of "condition" rendering someone or something remarkable and apart from most.
There has been and will always be race, sex, creed bigotry--the cause of the deliberation most folks make--repeatedly-- in deciding to what extent they should or shouldn't be overt in the expression of their identities.
As fans or as media monkeys, we seem to have stigmatized Tebow-cast a different colored spotlight than that which shines on the nominally prominent sports figure. We've made him extra special--moreover, peculiar.
But I'll wager that he is much more inclusive in his assessment and analysis of his team's successes: Jesus on the main line, yes...but shouldn't we also cite the FRONT line? Believers? How about those receivers? That's one great congregation out there (Matthew 18:20, indeed) and I'm sure Tim would demure from taking all that credit, even when offering the overall to the Almighty.
There's a spirit moving in and through all of us, and that's regardless of how, why and where we may kneel.