Ponder dating sideline reporter
BS: How long into dating him did you know Christian was the one? I was confident in the kind of man he was and is and knew what I was looking for. I think that’s one of the hardest things about what this transition has been for me. But when it all of a sudden was about my husband, that felt different. That does not make hearing just hateful things about your spouse any easier. November 2012: ESPN personality Samantha Steele on the sidelines during Big East conference football action between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Louisville Cardinals in Piscataway, New Jersey. There were little things like that pointing to maybe this is a different kind of guy.SP: I don’t like him to know this because I try not to compliment him, really, ever. Look, you get to the point where you’ve dated enough and you know yourself well enough. I think over time you kind of grow more and more numb to it. BS: You’ve been a studio co-host and sideline reporter for ESPN. SP: I wanted to be the local reporter for the Phoenix Suns.The news got out when Ponder eluded to the fact on Twitter recently, but he confirmed it in person Friday.
I’ll look at the lights in the morning.” I was being the brat that I am. So I walked outside, and I look over to the balcony area and he put “Marry Me” in Christmas lights into the ground. We drove the 20 minutes to Hudson or whatever it was, walked in, got married. We get way more attention than we ever deserve or need or want, because of our jobs. One of the guys texted Christian and asked, “Dude, where are you at? BS: You mentioned earlier how Christian deals with criticism.I knew what I was looking for, and I certainly knew what I wasn’t looking for. BS: Would you describe your courtship as whirlwind? At the same time, when it’s about your family, you feel different. I thought that would have been the greatest job ever. BS: What is the best story in college football right now?I could tell pretty much immediately who wasn’t the one. I’m like, “Why is this old Florida State quarterback messaging me? I don’t have exact dates when we started talking on Twitter. SP: It didn’t feel like that to me, but my life was like that. He does a really good job of not letting people’s opinions upset who he is. If you’re a dentist, when you get home, do you want to sit around and talk about teeth? This is so far beyond what my dreams were for myself. SP: The best story is, college football is about to start.Approached Friday, Ponder, who’s more known for his passing, was proud of his new catch.“I’m proud of the relationship, I can brag,”Ponder said.“I have bragging rights.”Ponder said Steele has visited him in Minnesota often since the relationship began a couple of months ago.
After graduating in 2009, she landed with Fox Sports Net and Fox College Sports before joining ESPN’s Longhorn Network in July 2011. They have different ideas about who people are on TV or in sports. I really did realize from Day One this guy is different. Honestly, the reason I even responded to him on Twitter was I looked at his Twitter page and he didn’t follow any other women.