Ranking the Top 25 NFL Quarterback WAGs
Quarterback is the most glamorous position in all of American Professional Sports. The position is glamorized from the moment someone assumes the position. The good ole' American story is the QB and the Head Cheerleader becoming the King and Queen of the prom. It's the position that has the most statistics for it in football. Many of the top NFL national analysts for the networks are former quarterbacks. That QBs get the hottest women should not be much of a surprise.
25) Tiffany Rivers (Philip Rivers)
Tiffany Rivers has been dating Chargers Quarterback Phillip since the seventh grade. Tiffany and Philip got married after their freshman year at North Carolina State. They are natives of Alabama. Philip has been the Chargers starting Quarterback since 2006 and the team leader since probably 2007. Mother of five Tiffany has shown who is in charge(r) at home (http://s2nblog.wordpress.com/2008/01/18/coming-home-to-the-fight/)
24) Melody Carr (David Carr)
Melody and David Carr met while growing up in Bakersfield, California. They married while freshman at Fresno State. They have three sons, Austin, Cooper and Tyler. No word if Austin is going to follow his namesake and become a basketball star.
23) Alicia Sacramone (Brady Quinn)
New Broncos Quarterback Brady Quinn isn't the most successful athlete in his relationship. Alicia Sacramone won a Silver Medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She and Quinn met at a charity event.
22) Sarah Hasselbeck (Matt Hasselbeck)
Sarah Hasselbeck was an All-America Field Hockey Goalie at Boston College. She holds the career records at BC for Wins, Saves and Shutouts. She is the wife of Seahawk Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and the sister-in-law of former NFL QB Tim Hasselbeck and The View Co-Host Elizabeth Hasselbeck. She was inducted into the BC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. The Hasselbecks will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary in June.
21) Abby Manning (Eli Manning)
The Former Abby McGrew and Eli Manning were married near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in 2008. After a 15 minute ceremony guests partied on the beach. The Mannings met at Ole Miss. Abby studies fashion in New York.
20) Candice Johnson (Vince Young)
Candice Johnson and Vince Young met at Madison High School and both attended the University of Texas. It's difficult to find much information on Ms. Johnson, but it seems like she has done some modeling on the internet. She also stood by "VY" during a paternity suit. She is listed on her facebook page as Candace Johnson Young, so they might have been married already.
19) Kelly Hall (Matthew Stafford)
Kelly Hall is a former University of Georgia Cheerleader. She met Matthew Stafford while he was the star quarterback for the Bulldogs. There has been some controversy about what Stafford did with his signing bonus. Did he buy something for Ms. Hall?
18) Mary Garrard (David Garrard)
Mary Garrard played tennis at East Carolina while her now husband David was the star quarterback. They met at a party where David was very modest about his status on the football team. When they got engaged, David went all out with a message on the scoreboard at Alltel Stadium.
17) Mercedes Lindsay (Jason Campbell)
Lindsay has been linked to Jason Campbell for nearly three years. She is the former Miss DC USA 2007.
16) Kelsey Kurtz (Sam Bradford)
Sam Bradford was the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft after missing nearly the entire 2009 college football season. He has drafted well himself in the girlfriend department. Kurtz is smart, beautiful and athletic. She had a 4.0 Grade Point Average in high school and was all-city in tennis and golf.
15) Kelli Croyle (Brodie Croyle)
Kelli and Brody Croyle met in Mobile, Alabama while he was there preparing for the Senior Bowl. Kelli was the 2005 America Junior Miss winner.
14) Allison Grossman (Rex Grossman)
Allison and Rex met at the University of Florida. When Rex was drafted by the Bears, Allison transferred to Northwestern.
13) Ashley Manning (Peyton Manning)
Ashley Manning is not only one of the most beautiful player's wives, she's one of the smartest. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in finance and marketing in 1997.
Peyton and Ashley were introduced through a teammate of his at Tennessee that was a neighbor of hers.
Ashley owns her own real estate company in Indianapolis that has developed spec homes.
The Mannings established the PeyBack Foundation. Its mission is to help underprivileged youth for children that are at risk.
12) Shaelyn Palmer (Carson Palmer)
Shaelyn and Carson Palmer met during freshman orientation at USC. The former Shaelyn Fernandes was a soccer player for the Trojans. She was a star goalie that started for most of the last three seasons of her collegiate career. The Palmers will celebrate their seventh wedding anniversary in July. hey have twin one-year-olds, a boy and a girl.
11) Carrie Prejean (Kyle Boller)
Prejean is no stranger to the limelight. As a beauty contestant, she created controversy by declaring her support of marriage being between a man and a woman. Prejean is engaged to Oakland Raiders quarterback Kyle Boller who proposed with a five-carat diamond ring.
10) Candice Crawford (Tony Romo)
Candice Crawford is the younger sister of Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford and was the 2008 Miss Missouri USA 2008. She covers high school sports and the Cowboys for TV Station KDAF. She and Tony Romo have reportedly been dating since last summer.
9) Julia Allison (Jay Cutler)
Allison is a journalist that has appeared on many cable television outlets. She has been romantically linked to Jay Cutler. It is unclear what the level of the relationship is and if they are still together.
8) Deanna Favre (Brett)
Deanna and Brett Favre met in their hometown of Kiln, MS. She was an accomplished athlete in her own right. The former Deanna Tynes (doubtful she is related to Lawrence) played two years of junior college basketball. She has stood by her husband through addictions and the death of her brother and father-in-law and is a breast cancer survivor. Only in their early forties, the Favres are already grandparents.
7) Elizabeth Smith (Alex Smith)
Amazingly, Elizabeth is a former Raiders cheerleader that married former No. 1 overall pick, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith.
6) Brittany Brees (Drew)
Drew and Brittany Brees met while attending Purdue. They are very philanthropic and had an amazing 2009. They welcomed their first child, Baylen on January 15 and concluded it with the Saints best season ever, culminating in the Saints convincing Super Bowl victory over the Colts. The Brees will always remain icons in the Big Easy.
5) Jamie-Lyn Sigler (Mark Sanchez)
After breaking up with actor Jerry "Turtle" Ferrara from "Entourage,“ Sigler has been rumored to be dating Jets QB Mark Sanchez. Sigler is five years Sanchez's senior. Sanchez better be careful with Tony Soprano's daughter.
4) Laurie Schwaub (Matt Schwaub)
Texans quarterback Matt Schaub met his wife Laurie while she was an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader and he was backing up Michael Vick. Matt and Laurie were married at the Ritz Carlton Buckhead.
3) Rachel Glandorf (Colt McCoy)
Rachel Glandorf is a former middle distance runner for Baylor. She met her fiance, Colt McCoy while doing a story on the Longhorns. The Cleveland Browns third-round draft pick proposed to Glandorf with a message on the Royal Memorial Stadium scoreboard asking her to marry him. Of course she accepted.
2) Heather Mitts (A.J. Feeley)
A common theme among quarterbacks spouses is that they are accomplished athletes in their own right. A.J. Feeley's wife has played for the US Women's national soccer team since 1999 and plays for the Philadelphia Independence of the Women's Professional League. She is a native of Cincinnati and was a first team All-America and national champion at the University of Florida.
1) Gisele Bundchen (Tom Brady)
Gisele Bundchen is one of the few QB WAGs that is more famous than her significant other. Tom Brady shacked up with Bundchen after leaving Bridget Moynahan while she was eight months pregnant with his child. She is one of the most successful models of all time and is worth an estimated $150 million. The Brazilian has been modeling since age 16 after being discovered at a shopping mall. Brady and Bundchen have been together since 2006.