Tim Tebow announces engagement to former Miss Universe

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 file photo, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, of South Africa, poses for photographers on the 86th Floor Observation Deck of the Empire State Building in New York. Former Denver Broncos and University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow is engaged. The Heisman Trophy winner announced his engagement on Instagram Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 to Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, a South Africa native and the 2017 Miss Universe. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Tim Tebow announces engagement to former Miss Universe

MIAMI — Tim Tebow is engaged.

The Heisman Trophy winner announced his engagement on Instagram Thursday to Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, a South Africa native and the 2017 Miss Universe.

The 31-year-old Tebow posted photos of himself down on one knee and 23-year-old Nel-Peters wearing an engagement ring.

Tebow quarterbacked Florida to national championships during the 2006 and 2008 seasons. He was drafted in 2010 by the Denver Broncos, where he played two seasons. He also played for the New York Jets in 2012.

Tebow currently plays professional baseball in the New York Mets organization. He also is a college football analyst for the SEC Network.

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