• Texans' J.J. Watt announces engagement to soccer star Kealia Ohai

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


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    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt proposed to longtime girlfriend Kealia Ohai, and the Houston Dash soccer team’s captain accepted, the Houston Chronicle reported.

    Watt posted the impending engagement on social media Sunday.

    "I'm the luckiest man in the world. #SheSaidYes," Watt wrote on Twitter.

    Watt, 30, and Ohai, 27, have been dating since 2016, KHOU reported. 

    Watt has starred with the Texans since 2011, while Ohai has played for the Dash since 2014, the Chronicle reported.

    Watt recorded 16 sacks for the Texans last season as Houston won the AFC South Division.

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    Ohai won the 2012 Division I NCAA championship with the University of North Carolina and scored a goal for United States women's soccer team, according to Bleacher Report. She has scored one goal for the Dash this season.

    Ohai is the sister-in-law of Watt’s former teammate, linebacker Brian Cushing, the Chronicle reported.

    The couple has not announced a wedding date.

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