The game may have been over, but DeShawn Shead of the Seattle Seahawks wasn't done. After his team beat the Denver Broncos, 26-20, on Sunday in Seattle, Shead summoned his girlfriend Jessica Martinez onto the field, took a knee and proposed.
And with Bruno Mars playing over the stadium's speakers, Martinez said the magic word:
— DeShawn Shead (@dshead24) September 22, 2014
“Football is what brought me to Washington, for me to meet her, so I think this is a big part of our relationship,” Shead told KIRO after the big moment.
He also sent out an image via Instagram:
Martinez called it the best day of her life and sent out an image of her own:
Some of his teammates were also on hand to help capture the big moment, including Jeron Johnson:
In fact, it seems as if the proposal was captured from just about every possible angle:
Seahawks cb Deshawn Shead proposing on the field after Seahawks beat Denver. pic.twitter.com/HBbr6O0waC
— Alex Flanagan (@Alex_Flanagan) September 22, 2014
— Benj Haisch (@benjhaisch) September 22, 2014
KIRO reported that the newly betrothed couple would be marking the moment with their favorite meal: chicken and waffles.