BYU quarterback Taysom Hill will be a married man when the Cougars take the field next season.
Hill, a sophomore from Pocatello, Idaho, announced Sunday morning via his Twitter account that he became engaged late Saturday night to Emily Nixon of College Station, Texas. Nixon is the sister of former BYU linebacker David Nixon.
"She said yes!!!," Hill wrote on Twitter. "I am officially engaged and couldn't be happier!!!"
Hill posted a photo on Instagram of himself on bended knee, presenting an engagement ring to Nixon.
"As of 1:30 this morning, I am officially ENGAGED!!!," Nixon wrote on her Twitter feed, with the hashtag #happiestgirlalive<