These famous NFL players know all about winning and losing on the football field. But they sure hit a touchdown when they met the hottest NFL wives and girlfriends ever. Finding these women was better than a field goal for these guys.
Hilary Rhoda is an esteemed model who has appeared several times in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, including appearances in 2009, 2010 and 2011. She also walked the runway for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2012 and was in a relationship with New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez in 2009.
Hayden Panettiere has been in the limelight for most of her life and if you don’t recognize her from the movie “Bring It On: All or Nothing,” you probably know her from the series “Nashville.” Panettiere dated Scotty McKnight, who played with the New York Jets, from 2011 to 2012.
Melissa Molinaro was once referred to as a “Kim Kardashian lookalike” and the two famous women don’t just have their looks in common. Molinaro and Kardashian both have dated Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush. Kardashian was with Bush from 2007 to 2010 and Molinaro dated him in 2011.
Jessica Murciaga is a model and former Playboy playmate and she typically likes to keep her private life private from the world. But it is known that Murciaga and Lance Moore, the wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints, had a relationship in the past. According to other rumors, these two both currently seem to be single, but maybe they’ll resume their fling in the future.
Nikki Hairrell is a model and wife of NFL punter Britton Colquitt. The two met in college during a game of truth or dare and have been together ever since. And Colquitt is the son of former NFL punter Craig Colquitt, in case you were wondering why his name sounded familiar. The couple wed in March of 2011 and became first time parents in January of 2016.
Brittany Matthews is currently dating the quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes. And Brittany is no stranger to sports, she played soccer during her time at the University of Texas and later became a professional fitness coach. The couple also just welcomed their first child, a daughter named Sterling.
Claire Kittle is currently married to NFL tight end George Kittle, who has been playing with the San Francisco 49ers since 2017. Claire’s mother was former a basketball player, so she no doubt appreciates everything that goes into succeeding at sports. Claire also owns her own fitness center, where she also holds the title of Wellness Specialist.
Kayla Nicole is the current girlfriend of the Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce, and she practically had to fight to take on that role! Kelce starred in the reality show “Catching Kelce,” a series where Travis looked for love. After dating the winner of the series, Maya Benberry, he began dating Kayla Nicole, who competed in many beauty pageants in 2012 and 2013.
Camille Kostek is the current girlfriend of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who is a fan favorite among NFL fans. And Kostek has quite the fan base herself! She was on the New England Patriots cheerleading squad in 2013 and 2014 and she is now a model and television reporter. Her successful career has also included time as a fitness instructor and she has appeared in music videos and commercials.
Ashley North has been dating Dashon Goldson, the safety player who played with the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers during his career. The two have been together for over a decade and have a daughter, but still have yet to tie the knot. North is a stylist who has worked with celebrities like Justin Bieber, Usher and Kevin Hart and she shows off her own style on her Instagram page.
Sanya Richards may be married to former NFL cornerback Aaron Ross, but she is an athletic star in her own right. Richards is a 4-time Olympic Gold medalist and a legend of track and field. Richards and her husband also appear frequently on reality TV on shows like “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and their own series “Sanya’s Glam and Gold.”
Faven Liuget is the gorgeous wife of Corey Liuget, the defensive end for the Los Angeles Chargers. The couple are the proud parents of two adorable girls named Eden and Eva and while both of them are pretty hush about their personal lives on social media, it’s easy to tell that they’re extremely happy together.
Dominique is the wife of offensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders Donald Penn. Her husband was born and raised in California before attending Ohio State and starting his NFL career. Their relationship has been rocky and much of their drama plays out in the public eye. The couple has three children together, but Dominique accused her husband of cheating with reality TV star Camilla Poindexter.
Beauty queen Olivia Culpo is obviously a catch, having been crowned Miss Universe in 2012, and she has dated some pretty high profile athletes. Among them are NFL’s Tim Tebow and wide receiver Danny Amendola. She is currently dating Christian McCaffrey, who is the running back for the Carolina Panthers, and the two have been together since 2019.
Talor Reazin is a model from Oklahoma who also dated Danny Amendola, the wide receiver for the New England Patriots. The two were spotted together in 2013 and football fans were jealous of the beautiful blonde on Amendola’s arm. Reazin was part of the cheerleading squad at the University of Central Oklahoma and she currently resides in Texas.
DeMarco Murray is the running back for the Tennessee Titans and he’s lucky enough to be married to the beautiful Heidi Mueller, an actress and model from Ohio. Mueller appeared on the strange NBC reality show “Who Wants to Marry My Dad?” in 2003 to find a match for her father before she joined the cast of the soap opera “Passions,” which she appeared on from 2003 to 2008.
Nicole Williams is a Canadian model who has worked with major modeling agencies throughout the world. She has even appeared alongside Robin Thicke in a photoshoot and has done advertisements for Gucci and La Senza. She is also married to the Chargers’ linebacker Larry English. The two tied the knot in 2019 after a few years of dating.
Marissa Powell now goes by the name Marissa Van Noy because she is married to the outside linebacker for the New England Patriots, Kyle Van Noy. Marissa is also a beauty queen who competed in the 2013 Miss USA pageant. Her charisma and popularity lead her to get a cameo on the HBO series “Ballers” alongside Dwayne Johnson.
Lindsay Duke formerly dated Blake Bortles, the quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars. The two met while they were in high school together in Florida before Bortles attended the University of Central Florida, where he pursued a major in communications. Although the two split in 2014, Duke reportedly went on to date former “The Bachelor” star Ben Higgins.
Olivia Munn has never been one to stay out of the spotlight and she was once one half of a power couple with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The two were together from 2014 to 2017 and while Munn has stated that they haven’t kept in touch since the split, both parties have gone on to have other high profile relationships in the years since their breakup.
Julius Peppers worked as a linebacker in the NFL for 17 years and played for the Green Bay Packers, the Panthers and the Bears. He’s currently dating Claudia Sampedro and their relationship has welcomed a lot of tabloid stories. Julius and Claudia have a son together named Amare Nasir and they seem devoted to making their son's life as happy as can be!
Nicole Pechanec is the longtime girlfriend of quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts Andrew Luck. Luck played college football during his time at Stanford, which is also where he just so happened to meet Pechanec. She is a former national champion gymnast, so she knows how grueling athletics can be. Pechanec is also as smart as a whip and has a degree in engineering as well as an M.B.A. from Indiana University.
Kasey Trione met her husband, wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints, over ten years ago at a Saints game, but that’s not when they officially got together. Although the two exchanged numbers when they met, they didn’t cross paths again until three years later. Kasey told Wedding Style Magazine, “I figured if it was meant to be, the universe would bring us back together when the time was right.” And it seems like everything has worked out well for the happy couple since then!
Patrick Willis is a former linebacker for the San Fransisco 49ers and he has been romantically linked to Shenae Saifi. The two got engaged in 2012 and the biggest thing they seem to have in common is their faith. Willis has said about his football career, "No matter the outcome of a game, my No. 1 goal is to glorify God.”
Rachel Bush is the wife of Jordan Poyer, a safety for the Buffalo Bills, and the two met over Twitter when Bush was just 18. The couple got hitched in 2018 and have daughter together named Aliyah. Bush also has a large following on social media who love her glammed-up selfies and she owns a skincare line called LeaLa Natural Skincare.
“The Hills” reality star Kristin Cavallari married Jay Cutler in 2013. But it was Cutler who pursued her. He spoke with her publicist to ask her out on a date. “I said no because I didn’t want a boyfriend,” she told People. But a year later, she met him at a Bears game and they got engaged eight months later when she clearly changed her mind for good.
Brazilian model Gisele Bundchën married New England Patriots Tom Brady in 2009. They're not only head over heels in love, but they've always been supportive of each other’s work. All you have to do is check her Instagram account to know that this gal is in it for the long run. “I fell in love with you because of your beautiful and sensitive heart.”
Dance teacher Lili Avagyan married former NFL running back Reggie Bush in 2014. The two welcomed a third child in 2017, and proved that love really does conquer all. They’re still together even though allegations surfaced that Bush had been seeing someone else on the side.
New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. was supposedly dating Greek model, Instagrammer, and social media guru Polyxeni Ferfeli back in 2017. The model is said to have her own clothing line too. But they allegedly broke up for a while. Now rumors are circling again, and the two lovebirds are back together... again. Seriously, dude, who wouldn't want to put a ring on this successful entrepreneur who's also a total knockout?
Ciara’s hubby Russell Wilson is a quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, but she holds her own as the singer of uber catchy hits like 2018’s “Level Up.” But what she’s most proud of is her family. She and Wilson got hitched in 2016 and have two kids, Sienna and Future.
In 2007, October Gonzalez married former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, or did they? They got hitched the same year they met, but the NFL star supposedly had a commitment ceremony. In other words, it’s not legally binding. But who needs a piece of paper to define love? Still, many fans can't believe Gonzalez hasn't made it official with the stunning beauty and we can't help but feel the same.
Of all the hottest NFL wives and girlfriends, Kerry Washington may be one of the most successful. Her character on the show “Scandal” was surrounded by drama. But her real-life marriage to former NFL player turned actor Nnamdi Asomugha was scandalous too when they got hitched in a secret ceremony in 2013.
Country singer Jessie James married former NFL star Eric Decker in 2013. They love each other so much and have even starred on the reality show “Eric & Jessie,” and she's definitely happy to wake up next to her hunky husband. “He’s amazing,” she told The Knot. “I don’t know how I got so lucky.”
The Miss Alabama USA 2012 beauty queen and model is the definition of beauty. She got married to Oakland Raiders NFL star AJ McCarron in 2014. But when McCarron proposed, someone wrote graffiti on a wall at the University of Alabama begging the player not to marry Webb. Fortunately, he didn’t listen. I mean, who would? Look at her!
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Ashley Nicole Roberts made her TV debut in the reality show “WAGS Miami.” And before that, the stunning model was also a U.S. Army Captain. Who would have imagined? This gorgeous gal with flawless features also scored big time when she married NFL free agent Philip Wheeler in 2017. Life is going pretty well for Roberts, or so it seems.
The reality star was married to former NFL football player Hank Baskett for almost nine years and they have two kids together. But in 2018, she wrote on Instagram: “Today is the last day of my marriage to this beautiful man.” Sounds like there’s still some love there, so who knows? You never know with these two! They might get back together again in a few months.
Kia Proctor was virtually an unknown former model until she started dating Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in 2013. She was also known as Hazel but has since traded getting glamorous every night for changing diapers. Kia gave birth to the couple's third child in 2018 and they seem more than happy together.
In 2017, Detroit Lions NFL star Golden Tate got married to Elise Pollard. But Pollard told The Knot that it wasn’t easy planning the wedding. “With Golden in the NFL, we literally had to plan our wedding date around the season.” Still, Tate doesn't regret a thing and claims marrying Pollard was the ultimate touchdown. We don't disagree.
Blonde bombshell Lauren Tannehill got married to Miami Dolphins NFL star Ryan Tannehill in 2012. On her Twitter profile, she wrote: “Married to my best friend who happens to be a major hunk.” But she's pretty much on the same league as Tannehill, as she's pretty much one of the most gorgeous NFL wives. The couple have a son named Steel and a daughter named Stella Rose.
Model Carmella DeCesare got hitched to former NFL star Jeff Garcia in 2007. DeCesare has also appeared on “The Girls Next Door” reality series. Garcia had a rough time when he was let go from the 49ers, but thankfully, his wife was there to show him all the love and support he needed to avoid going to a dark place.
Carrie Prejean is a model and former Miss California USA who married former NFL star Kyle Boller in 2010. But Prejean will always be known as the pageant contestant who told Perez Hilton that she believed that marriage was between a man and a woman.
Model and actress Brande Roderick has been married to former NFL star Glenn Cadrez since 2007. The football player saw Roderick on the reality show, “The Surreal Life,” and it was love at first sight. But Roderick told Ranch And Coast, “It was instant chemistry,” after she auditioned for a part in Snoop Dogg’s "Hood of Horror,” a film that Cadrez was producing.
Lacey Minchew might have starred in the 2010 film “Beauty & The Briefcase” but her hubby Matt Flynn is no beast, unless he’s on the football field of course. She and the former Green Bay Packers NFL star got hitched in 2013 and have a beautiful family together.
Sarah Hinton may not be the most popular person on the planet, but she’s certainly one of the hottest NFL wives and girlfriends. She’s the stunning wife of San Francisco 49ers Garrett Celek, and they’ve been married since 2014 and are still going strong.
Candice Crawford is a reporter and sports anchor who enjoys playing basketball, cooking, and running. Oh, and she’s been married to former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo since 2011. The two started dating in 2009 shortly after he split from Jessica Simpson. Well, he does seem to have a type!
“Soul Food” actress Sasha Dindayal has been married to Los Angeles Chargers' Antonio Gates since 2011. But despite having two kids together, things haven't always worked out for them. And like most couples, they’ve had their ups and downs but they’ve managed to make their bond stronger than ever.
Elizabeth Barry is the wife of Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith. They got engaged in in 2007 and married in 2009. They now have three kids together, and she seems pretty happy with the way things are going for her. She wrote on her Twitter profile: “Wife of an amazing man, mother of two wild boys and a sweet little lady.”
In 2003, Brittany Dudchenko married a saint, well, sort of. Drew Brees is an NFL player for the New Orleans Saints. The gorgeous blonde and the tall handsome NFL rockstar have four children. With her help, the couple founded "The Brees Dream Foundation," which is dedicated to providing aid to children in need of cancer treatment.
Samantha Ponder is a sportscaster who’s hosted the NFL Countdown on ESPN. In 2012, she married former NFL quarterback Christian Ponder. But they would have probably never met if it hadn’t been for social media. “Our version of Christian Mingle was on Twitter,” she told TwinCities.