Thursday, January 6, 2011

Football's finest

I've committed to learning football. Thanks to some cool tweeps, I've gotten some good tips, and found a few football-for-dummies articles to read online. I will probably invest in an e-book for my nook (a review of this fabulous little gizmo is forthcoming).

But we still have to at least discuss the one obvious that football offers. Men.

I know nothing of the players, so I asked my twitter gals what NFL players were worth an extra look. I can always count on the twitter.

First up: Tom Brady (thanks, @mellank) She said "it pains me to say it" - not sure why? Assuming it has to do with his team. But he is pretty cute.

@bethanyhans chimed in with Greg Olsen. She said she "may be biased." Nah....

My friend @ndkelly29 had a few names for me. My favorite was definitely Osi Umenyiora, but it was fun googling Matt Leinhert, Brady Quinn and Brent Celek, too. Please note - Mr. Umenyiora would have won my vote for football's finest, but he lost points for the photos I came across with strippers and too much bling.

Not suggested by any of my twitter girls, Drew Brees is on this list because another tweep suggested I google him for this post. Also, he looks a bit like a cross between Matthew McConaughey and that guy from Dawson's Creek, no?

Not surprisingly, because we are often so similar I swear she's lurking in my head, @sassysingleton offered up my favorite suggestions. Based on looks alone, Mark Sanchez would top my list. When I read his wiki page, I learned a few things that get him disqualified. Boys have cooties. *sigh*

But - all is not lost. Sassy also reminded me about this guy:

Jason Sehorn

Okay, okay - so he's retired. But, I reviewed his wiki page and, it turns out, he's a pretty normal guy. There were no pictures of him with strippers; no photos of him wearing ridiculous jewelry. He proposed to Angie Harmon in the sweetest way ever.

It also turns out that Mr. Sehorn played baseball for one year after high school. Coincidence? I think not.

It really doesn't matter. There's only room in my heart for one crush, anyway.

Back to the books.


  1. Excellent synopsis of football's finest!!

  2. Thanks! And thanks for your input. It (obviously) was a big help. :)

  3. You're welcome! I'm always happy to talk about cute boys. :) (I'm also kicking myself for leaving my beloved Osi, bling and all, off of my initial list - LOVE him! Terrible oversight on my part.)

  4. If you want some football players that are easy on the eyes, check out the kickers for the Pittsburgh Steelers - Shaun Suisham and Daniel Sepulveda.

    And then there's Troy Polamalu and his awesomeness... not to mention that hair! And of course Heath Miller, Mike Wallace, love Hines Ward's smile (and he is always smiling).

    If you can't tell, I am a big Steelers fan.

  5. Lilimonster - thanks so much for the comment! I spent some quality time with google images - those are all excellent choices. Thanks!!