Tim Tebow says the NFL is a lot like the SEC.

The Denver Broncos quarterback said Thursday he was told the NFL was going to be different than college football. But he disagrees. He played with so many NFL-bound players in high school and at Florida that every Sunday felt like facing "LSU or Auburn."

"Tebowmania" swept the country after Tebow led the Broncos on a six-game winning streak that included four straight fourth-quarter comebacks. His best play came in the wild card round, when he connected with Demaryius Thomas on an 80-yard touchdown on the first play of overtime to beat heavily favored Pittsburgh.

Tebow made his comments during a taping of "NBC Sports Talk Live from the Super Bowl." The interview is being shown during Thursday night's show.

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