FLORHAM PARK - The Jets are expected to introduce Tim Tebow as their backup quarterback at a news conference this afternoon.

The team will hold the event at noon at their training facility in Florham Park.

Tebow's official introduction has been highly anticipated across the Garden State. Many sporting goods stores have reported a rush for Tebow fan merchandise.

Check back with News 12 New Jersey at noon for live coverage of the announcement. Video will also be available on News12.com and on the News 12 app on your smartphone.

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