Forbes: Tebow most influential athlete

Forbes: Tebow most influential athlete

According to a Forbes.com survey Tim Tebow is the most influential athlete in sports in 2013.

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Forbes.com, which used Nielsen and E-Poll to conduct the survey,reported that 29 percent of the fans contacted said Tebow was "influential." Forbes.com did not release the number of participants in its survey.

Tebow was released by the New York Jets last week after just one season with the team.

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps finished second, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was third.

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson finished atop the survey results the past two years.