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BOSTON (CBS) – With Tim Tebow seemingly taking over the NFL, and the country, so has his famous act of “Tebowing.”
Fans have been getting down on one knee and to pray like the Broncos quarterback, and letting the world know it on Twitter.
But with Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski setting NFL records, breaking tackles and running over anyone in his way, “Gronking” may not be too far behind.
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Each time Gronkowski scores a touchdown, the second-year tight end winds up and delivers a powerful and emphatic spike. With each touchdown he scores, he’s up to 16 this season, the spikes seem to get harder and more earth-rattling.
With that, “Gronking” was born.
98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich decided to show the country it isn’t just about “Tebowing,” prompting listeners to submit their own “Gronking” photos. Fans sent in pictures of themselves ready to spike nearly everything, from bicycles to school books to puppies, and even their own children.
Gallery: Fans Send In ‘Gronking” Photos
ESPN picked it up, showing off a few of the photos, and even Gronkowski himself has seen what his spikes have led to.
“That was pretty impressive. There was a parent with my jersey on with his kid in the air, spiking his kid. I saw that one, which was awesome,” Gronkowski said Thursday on his weekly appearance on Toucher & Rich. “The fact that it made ESPN through you guys, that’s pretty impressive and pretty cool at the same time.”
Some of the kids got in on the fun as well, with one youngster breaking the golden “Elf On A Shelf” rule to show off his “Gronking” pride.
So which celebration will reign supreme on Sunday? Only time will tell. But keep the photos coming!
Send in your “Gronking” Photos to Toucher and Rich on twitter @toucherandrich or email them to Toucher_rich@yahoo.com!