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Poll Finds 43 Percent Of People Believe God Helps Tebow Win

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DENVER (CBS Denver) — Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is not the only one who thinks God helps him on the football field.

According to a national telephone survey conducted by Poll Position, 43 percent of people believe that “divine intervention” is responsible for his success compared to 42 percent of people surveyed who think that God has nothing to do with Tebow winning.

Breaking it down into demographics, the Poll Position survey shows that 52 percent of people in the 18- to 29-year-old age range believe that supernatural powers help Tebow, while about 48 percent of people aged between 45-64 believe the same.

Hispanic fans also feel that a holy power is helping the Broncos quarterback as 81 percent of those polled believe God is behind Tebow, compared to 59.5 percent among blacks and 38 percent among whites.

Among party affiliation, 54 percent of Republicans polled believe God is helping Tebow while 48 percent of Democrats think there is no divine intervention going on.

The poll surveyed 1,076 people.

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Quarterback Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos prays on the field prior to a game against the Chicago Bears at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Dec. 11, 2011 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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