Social media sites have provided fans unprecedented access to their favorite athletes, and people have taken advantage of these new avenues in a variety of different ways.
An ambitious Arizona teenager recently created a Facebook group in hopes of scoring a date with New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow. Jenn Baluch said she draws her inspiration from another teenager, an 18-year-old leukemia patient who landed a date with Taylor Swift to the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Baluch created a Facebook group that has more than 300 members, and she hopes to have the date locked down by her birthday in May.
"He's a great person, he has good morals, he believes in God," Baluch said. "He's everything I want in a guy."
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