Please don’t say you’re surprised that The Bachelorette has a Miami connection.
Monday night’s premiere re-introduced ABC viewers to the dating show’s new star, Bachelor castoff JoJo Fletcher.
Among her 26 suitors is Jordan Rodgers, the younger brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who has had a decent football career himself, though seen very little action on the field.
Jordan — who scored the first kiss and first impression rose — played with his alma mater Vanderbilt, then spent time with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins to challenge third-string quarterback Pat Devlin. The 28-year-old California native was cut in May 2014 — a little more than a year after linking up with the team.
We have more representation, South Florida. Well, had.
Poor Sal DeJulio, who got swiftly eliminated. But the good news is that he’s still available to local singletons
According to his Facebook page, where the Ohio-born hunk is seen holding his adorable mutt, Balboa (named after his favorite movie, Rocky), DeJulio lives in Fort Lauderdale and gainfully employed as an operations manager at GL Homes real estate development company.
According to his contestant biography, the six-foot-wo DeJulio doesn’t have any tattoos and lists his three best attributes as “humor, dependability, truthful.”
This guy gets South Florida life: If he were given one superpower, DeJulio said it would be the ability to fly, “so I could beat traffic.”