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Tim Tebow Prays With Plane's Passengers After Man Collapses On Flight

Former football star "met with the family as they cried on his shoulder!"

Tim Tebow recently proved to be a team player during an air crisis.

Over the weekend, an older man reportedly collapsed on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Phoenix. While the crew and other passengers tended to the ill traveler, the former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback headed back to coach from first class to comfort the passenger's family and pray for him.

"All of a sudden, I observed a guy walking down the aisle," passenger Richard V. Gotti wrote on Facebook. "That guy was Tim Tebow. He met with the family as they cried on his shoulder! I watched Tim pray with the entire section of the plane for this man."

Gotti added that the man's pulse returned after the plane landed in Phoenix. Tebow accompanied the victim's wife off the plane while emergency personnel transported the ailing passenger. Tebow then picked up their luggage, and went with the wife to the hospital where the man later died, People reported.

Here's Gotti's post:

HuffPost has reached out to Delta for comment.

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