HOW ROMANTIC According to eonline.com, Bears QB Jay Cutler re-proposed to girlfriend Kristin Cavallari via text message and sent her engagement ring in the mail.
ONE WAY TO DO IT Per ESPN.com, RB recruit Alex Collins had his signing with Arkansas put on hold because his mom swiped his national letter of intent.
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