February 6th, 2012
12:56 PM ET
Tim Tebow wasn't playing in Sunday's Super Bowl, but you might've thought he was by the way Katy Perry kept dropping his name.
The pop star was on hand in Indianapolis, Indiana to play her first U.S. performance since splitting from Russell Brand in December, and E! reports that she also handed out an award at the NFL Honors ceremony on Saturday.
Tebow, who happened to be sitting in the front row of the audience, was called out by Perry, who may have heard the gossip that her parents are trying to set her up with the quarterback. "Hey Tim," Perry said while handing off the first honor of the night, "my parents say 'Hi.'"
Tebow seemed to still be on her mind at a pre-Super Bowl event held Saturday night.
According to People magazine, the singer was putting on a nine-song show, and when she got to "Peacock" - you know, the one that starts with the line, "I wanna see your peacock" - Perry told the audience, "This one goes out to Tim Tebow."
The 27-year-old made no mention of her estranged husband, and was said to be in good spirits, according to People. "She was having the best time, and was in such a great mood," an anonymous onlooker spilled.
And undoubtedly making Tebow blush.
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