Meet The Girlfriends And Wives Of The Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise who beat the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. Celebrating this epic win with the team, were several romantic partners.
Girlfriends who have just recently started dating some of the players of team and wives who have been married to them for years were present to celebrate the team’s win.
Scroll down and meet some the WAGs (wives and girlfriends), courtesy of Daily Mail.
Nick Foles and Tori Moore
The Super Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles and his wife Tori Moore met at the University of Arizona. He was the quarterback of the football team, while she was a setter on the volleyball team.
“She was the first person I actually ever saw at the University of Arizona,” Foles told the Press of Atlantic City in 2014. “I was going to my [football] physical. I remember walking down the stairs and thinking: ‘Wow, this might be the most gorgeous person I’ve ever seen’.”
They started dating after they finished college and got married in April 2014. They have a daughter called Lily. Unfortunately, Moore had to quit her job at Nike, Inc after she was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), which led to an underlying diagnosis of Lyme Disease.
Despite that, she remained hopeful and she shared her experience in a blog post for Increase Women.
“For me, this illness has been a journey of faith, hope, and trust in the process that God has set out for me.Through my writing, I hope to be able to give some perspective on how to view difficult situations and help inspire people to find purpose in what they are going through.”
Nelson Agholor and Viviana Volpicelli
The 24-year-old football player met his girlfriend, a skincare blogger, Viiviana Volpicelli as students at the University of Southern California.
He played for the USC Trojans football team from 2012 to 2014, before leaving to enter the NFL Draft after his junior season.
After his team won the NFC Championship, he wrote to his girlfriend on social media: “Grateful for my teammates and the city.. special shout out to my soulmate and wonderful girlfriend thank you for your support and sacrifice.”
Jordan Hicks and Ivana Hicks
Jordan Hicks and Ivana Hicks got married last summer in a wonderful ceremony attended by some of the members of the Eagles. They met while studying at the University of Texas and got engaged after Jordan proposed on a lavish sail boat.
She disclosed for Southern Weddings: “We met through a mutual friend [during] Jordan’s sophomore year, my junior year, in college. My friend Lydia and I were talking at a picnic table in the heart of campus as Jordan was walking by.”
“Lydia calls him over to say hi and he briefly introduced himself to me. A day later, he reached out to Lydia asking about me, and and before I knew it, I was seeing him more and more around our 40-acre campus. We eventually exchanged numbers which led to us going on our first date. Since then, we have been inseparable!”
Zach Ertz and Julie Ertz
Zach Ertz and his wife Julie Ertz are both accomplished athletes.
Julie is a midfielder for the US women’s soccer team and she was named 2017’s US Soccer Female Player of the year. The couple met in college (Zach went to Stanford and Julie to Santa Clara) during a Stanford Cardinal baseball game.
They got engaged in February 2016 and married in March the following year.
Lane Johnson and Chelsea Johnson
Another Eagles player with a sporty wife, Lane Johnson and Chelsea Johnson met at Chelsea at the University of Oklahoma. Chelsea as a high jumper and hurdler on the Oklahoma Sooners’ track and field team. They have two children, a daughter and a son.
Malcolm Jenkins and Morrisa Jenkins
The 30-year-old Eagles player, Malcolm, and his wife Morrisa met in 2008 through mutual friends in their sorority and fraternity at Ohio State University. They got married in July 2011 and have two daughters.
She runs her own beauty company called Meaux Moisture and is also involved in Malcolm’s charity the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation.
Morrisa admitted to PhillyVoice that she still gets nervous every time that he takes to the field.
“I’ve become a pro at it by now but there is no way I would let Malcolm know how nervous I get. We have a routine when they come out – he runs to the far end zone, kneels and prays. I usually say a prayer for him, too.”
Brandon Graham and Carlyne Graham
Another cute college couple. Defensive end Brandon and Carlyne met while attending Crockett Technical High School in 2002 in Detroit. They began dating in college and got married in May 2014. The couple has a two-year-old daughter.
Carlyne disclosed for CBS Philly that her husband is very involved even though he has a very busy schedule.
“He’s very involved, even on his busy days. Even after the games, he makes sure he gives her her bath. They have their bath time.”
Darren Sproles and Michel Sproles
The 34-year-old Eagles player, Darren, met his wife Michele, a certified image consultant, girls track coach and a philanthropist, in 2006, while he was a member of the San Diego Chargers. They got married in 2010.
According to Capitol Standard, In 2012, Michele was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy followed by reconstructive surgery.
They have two daughters (4 and 7)and she called her husband a doting father.
“Darren has an amazing relationship with our daughters. He’s so normal,”she disclosed for the magazine. “He comes home and gets into daddy and husband mode. We don’t talk about football. On Sundays we might recap the game but that’s all. He makes sure my gas tank is full. He takes out the trash. He’s a normal, awesome dad.”
Jake Elliott and Annie Timyan
Even though it is unclear when Jake Elliott and Annie Timyan first began dating, the first time they showed up on each other’s Instagram was during July 4 weekend in 2017. She is a recent graduate from Auburn.
She turned 23 when the Eagles beat the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game. Because they couldn’t celebrate right way, Jake took to Instagram and Twitter to make amends.
“Happy 23rd to this gal! Can’t wait to throw you the biggest party ever in Minnesota next Sunday! #JordanYear” he captioned a photo of her.