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Tim Tebow Is Engaged to Former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Tim Tebow Is Engaged to Former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters”

(CBS4) - Former Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has gotten engaged.

The former Florida Gator and Heisman Trophy victor posted a series of photos on Instagram showing him proposing to his now-fiancée, 2017's Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. The all-star athlete officially announced his engagement to girlfriend Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters alongside a series of joy-filled photos of the happy couple.

Tebow and the 2017 Miss Universe victor first confirmed their relationship in July.

"Thank you for saying YES and making me the happiest man in the world", Tebow posted on Instagram. "Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, I love you", he said.

The former National Football League quarterback proposed to Nel-Peters at sunset on Wednesday at his family's farm outside of Jacksonville, Florida, PEOPLE can exclusively reveal.

Smitten: Tim presented the pageant beauty with a 7.25-carat solitaire ring while telling his wife-to-be, 'This ring is internally flawless, just like you'. She now lives in New York- and she's fluent in both English and Afrikaans. "I was excited. I wanted everything to be ideal and to go smoothly". I love you and I can't wait to spend forever with you! I have so many things I want.

"I actually wasn't really nervous", Tebow tells PEOPLE.

"I'm just looking for someone who has a good heart", he added at the time.

"She is a really special girl and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life", the professional baseball player shared at the time.

The 2007 Heisman Trophy victor is now a member of the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets' AA team.



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