Their storybook romance just took the next step.
Columbus' own Katherine Webb and former University of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron are engaged, according to posts on her Twitter page.
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The two fought off breakup rumors last September, but Webb's publicist said the couple was "totally fine."
Webb was raised in the Columbus-Phenix City area and graduated from Auburn University. She entered the national spotlight when she watched her boyfriend play for the University of Alabama in the Jan. 7 BCS National Championship. During the game, ESPN’s camera turned to Webb and sportscaster Brent Musburger gave some remarks admiring her beauty.
Since then, she gained a deluge of Twitter followers, appeared in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and covered the Super Bowl for "Inside Edition." She also competed on "Splash," a celebrity diving competition.
Webb first confirmed her relationship with McCarron to the Ledger-Enquirer in late December 2012.
In case you need a reminder, (and who doesn't love watching this clip?) here's the, umm, awkward video from that now infamous day.