Posted by Jerry Hinnen
Does being in a happy, committed relationship off the field help lead to a more relaxed, confident performance on the field?
Hell if we know. So we'll skip speculating on what it might mean for Oklahoma's national championship hopes and just tell you that quarterback Landry Jones -- No. 9 on our recently completed CBSSports.com CFB 100 -- has become half of what shapes up as the Big 12's athletic "power couple," becoming engaged to Sooner women's basketball player Whitney Hand.
The couple announced the engagement via Twitter, with Hand telling her followers "thank you for all the sweet engagement wishes!"
Obviously, this isn't the sort of story that's exactly going to rock the world of college football. But we couldn't resist passing along the following photo (via Oklahoma blog Crimson and Cream Machine) of one of this year's leading Heisman Trophy candidates on one knee in front of a fence with the words "MARRY ME" nailed up across it:
All right, all together now: Awwwwwwwwww!