On New Year’s night, Ian Johnson rushed for 101 yards on 23 attempts to lead Boise State to a dramatic 43-42 victory against Oklahoma in Overtime. Right after the game, Ian Johnson proposed to his girlfriend, 21-year-old Chrissy Popadics on the sidelines.
TV cameras were there to capture the moment and broadcast it to the University of Phoenix Stadium crowd as well as to a television audience nationwide.
Chrissy Popadics is the Broncos’ cheerleading captain. Declaring that there was no time to go home and propose to Chrissy Popadics. According to MSNBC:
“He made the decision to go ahead with it, he said, â€œas soon as the camera got on me.â€
â€œI had the ring in my room,â€ Johnson said. â€œI was waiting for us to go back to California but the moment just hit. There was no better time.â€
Yes, she accepted his proposal.