It’s a story that’s part of the fabric of America: the jocks on the football team always get the girl. Whether it’s the high school guy dating the cheerleader, the college guys being the sweetheart of the sorority girls, or the NFL guys dating professional models, the guys who excel on the gridiron always seem to draw the most attention.
However, things reach a whole new level when you’re an NFL player, especially if you’re a quarterback. You’re no longer dating the head cheerleader or the most popular girl on campus. Instead, you’re dating and sometimes marrying famous actresses, models, and other star athletes. Let’s just call it a fringe benefit of playing in the NFL.
Naturally, fans are interested in knowing the identity of the women behind these successful athletes. That’s why we’ve put together this article featuring the wives and girlfriends of today’s most famous NFL players.
Emily Wilkinson (Wife of Baker Mayfield)
Baker Mayfield’s exploits at the University of Oklahoma earned him not only the Heisman Trophy and nationwide fame, but also the attention of a certain Instagram model by the name of Emily Wilkinson. Wilkinson is the sister of Sammy Wilk, the latter of whom was a social media influencer on the now-defunct “Vine” video application.
Mayfield and Wilkinson began dating in January of 2018 (reportedly right after Mayfield’s Sooners lost to the University of Georgia in the College Football Playoffs), got engaged in June of 2018 (only weeks after becoming the #1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft), and just over one year later (in July of 2019), the two were married in Malibu, California.
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