Using Yahoo Sports, Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, 24, sent a video to Raisman, 22, congratulating her for her success.
Raisman hasn't posted about any romantic interest on her social media pages, and there's no sign that she brought anyone along to Rio with her. Being an Olympic athlete is as time-consuming as it gets, and Raisman and is probably far too busy focusing on her time in Rio to even think about romance.In 2015, she wrote an essay for Cosmopolitan all about what it's like to be an Olympian, saying that athletes' crazy schedules make dating pretty hard.Aly Raisman solidified her standing as one of the greatest American gymnasts of all time with a stellar performance in Rio de Janeiro, adding a team gold and silver medals in the individual all-around and floor routine to her collection.Before Raisman hopped back on a plane to the United States, she received a video message from Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, who has previously been a practice squad player for the Eagles and Chargers.While it's always great to see incredible athletes show off their skills at the Olympics, it's even better when you know that they have fulfilling personal lives, too. women's gymnastics team all seem to have great relationships with their family, friends, and, in some cases, significant others.
After all, these people are not just talented competitors vying for gold models — they're also human beings, all of whom deserve to have happy and healthy lives off the court/mat/etc. Although it's unclear if Aly Raisman is dating anyone at the moment, past reports about her relationships point to a possible romance with a high school sweetheart.
The pitch was for a double-date — Underwood and Raisman along with Raiders long snapper Andrew East and 2008 gold medalist Shawn Johnson, who are married.
Raisman, who is friends with Johnson, said the former American gymnast has told her about Underwood before, and she's willing to give him a chance.
Miss Raisman confirmed to People magazine Tuesday that she and former Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood — he was released from the team’s practice squad in late August — are seeing each other.
The two were photographed Monday night on the red carpet outside the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Ceremony hosted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Underwood famously asked out the gold medalist in August via a short video which was shown to the gymnast during a Yahoo! While the initial request involved a double date with former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and her husband, Oakland Raiders linebacker Andrew East, the two actually started dating thanks to a chance encounter at an airport, Ms.
According to Player Wives.com, Raisman, the 22-year-old captain of the U. women's gymnastics team, has been linked to Jamie Mc Gill, who attended the same Massachusetts high school that she did.