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Andrew Wiggins is the biggest name that NCAA Men's hoops has to offer this year, and rightfully has NBA execs drooling at his potential. Holding the world by the balls, one would think Andrew Wiggins would want to enjoy the off court life that accompanies the best college player in America (any girl, any night,...), but it looks like he prefers a different, more settled path. Proof? Look no further than Andrew Wiggins girlfriend Alex Reid.
According to TerezOwens.com, Wiggins has recently started dating Reid, a singer/songwriter currently living in Los Angeles. While their Twitter timelines don't offer us even the slightest hint that there is a romantic relationship here, they do follow one another. Reid, is also an unabashed JayHawks fan, often tweeting and posting pictures in her support of the school.
Right now the status of this relationship rests on the reports of one TO tipster - and we'll be the first to admit, they've had the scoop on plenty of sports gossip stories. We'll see how this one plays out, but we know we'll see Alex Reid in full "Rock Chalk Jayhawk" mode come March.
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The University of Southern California made a bit of a surprise hire when they tabbed former Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian to take over as head coach of the Trojans football squad. Immediately, USC faithful and pundits alike began to buzz that Sarkisian was not the right choice for the program, despite having previously worked as an offensive coach at the school under Pete Caroll. Unfortunately, it looks like it's going to be a long ride for the coach, and along for all of it will be Steve Sarkisian's wife Stephanie Sarkisian.
Fortunately for Coach Sark, his wife has been through the roller coasters provided by a football life. The couple has been together since college, and were married after graduating in 1997. The couple took vows on your average summer weekend,... except that Steve was headed off to Saskatchewan that week for his brief stint as a quarterback in the CFL. Stephanie joked to the Seattle Times that Steve's rookie season was nothing more than a lovely five month honeymoon in Regina, Canada.
After hanging up the spikes, the coaching carousel began. Steve began as the quarterbacks coach at El Camino College before three seasons at USC. He went to the NFL for one season as the Raiders QB coach before coming back to USC in 2005. Finally in 2008, Sarkisian took a head coaching gig at the University of Washington.
The family has been along for the ride. The 39 year old Steve and his wife Stephanie have three children: two daughters Ashley and Taylor and a son, Brady. As a quarterbacks coach from southern California, I wonder who the inspiration for his son's name was....
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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is doing his best to keep his name alive in the 2013 Heisman race, despite heavy odds being places on frontrunners Jameis Winston and Johnny Manziel. In a Heisman class light on WAGs, we're certainly hoping he makes the finalist dinner, because Marcus Mariota's girlfriend Nicole Watase will be right at the top of the class.
Mariota and Watase have been together since high school, where Watase attended Sacred Hearts Academy, and has now joined Mariota at Oregon. Watase has done some modeling work with the relatively limited resume you'd expect from a 19 year old college sophomore. Mariota is not shy at all about his relationship with Watase, openly telling Midweek,he didn't mind having his girlfriend mentioned publicly
Not at all, I love her to death. She’s here now and I’m happy she’s here. She’s the one, after the Washington State game, I was pretty sore, and she helped work out the kinks.
Mariota has made a positive impact on the Watase's family, and all parties seem on board with the couple. In the same article, Nicole's mother Karen explained their history,
Marcus took Nicole to his junior prom, and they’ve pretty much been together ever since. And then his senior year, he was the quarterback and she was cheerleading for Sacred Hearts, which cheers for Saint Louis, so they have this classic, sweet storybook thing. He’s such a polite, respectful young man, any parent who has a daughter would be happy to have him dating their daughter.
The couple looks to continue their storybook thing into New York and the Heisman ceremony. Keep your eyes peeled for these two