Ben Roethlisberger, the scandal prone quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is facing rumors of a possible engagement. Speculation abounds that the NFL player dubbed "Big Ben" popped the question to Ashley Harlan on Christmas Day.
The July wedding news between Roethlisberger and Harlan broke late last month, compliments of a Tweet by Ron Sirak, editor of Golf World. Sirak Tweeted: "Update: Big Day for Big Ben will be in July, As reported here 1st a week ago, Roethlisberger popped question Xmas day to Ashley Harlan."
Reporter John Shumway posed questions to Roelisberger on Tuesday during a KDKA and Pittsburgh Gazette interview. Obviously caught off guard, Roethlisberger stated: "Oh geez. Listen, there's always rumors out there about professional athletes, especially about me. You guys know that I'm not going to talk about my own personal life, I don't do that. My one singular focus right now is on the playoffs, on football, and trying to get to the Super Bowl. So, that's what my focus is right now."
As for Ben's leading lady, Harlan is a 2004 grad of Laurel High School in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Harlan graduated from St. Francis University with her bachelor's in health science in 2008.