Hot Pictures of Vikings QB Christian Ponder’s Wife Samantha Ponder

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It’s not very often you see an NFL quarterback marry an ESPN sideline reporter while it all flies under the radar. That, however, is the case with Christian Ponder, a gunslinger for the Minnesota Vikings, and Samantha Ponder – formerly known as Samantha Steele.

A blonde beauty who lights up rooms and the television set with her vibrant smile, Ponder quickly burst onto the scene for ESPN as a college football reporter. While enjoying your fame as a television personally, the former Florida State quarterback took a liking to her and began interacting with her on Twitter. Shortly after that, they began dating and were married.

“I don't like him to know this because I try not to compliment him, really, ever. I pretty much knew immediately. Look, you get to the point where you've dated enough and you know yourself well enough. I knew what I was looking for, and I certainly knew what I wasn't looking for. I could tell pretty much immediately who wasn't the one. With Christian, immediately, I didn't already know he wasn't the one. It all happened really fast. I've heard people say, ‘When you know, you know.’ That's really how it went down for us.”

What a beautiful story of two people in the sports world finding inevitable love. What’s more beautiful, though, is Samantha Ponder and the way she carries herself as one of the top female reporters on television.

Here are some shots of Christian’s better half and all of the beauty the blonde brings to the set when covering college football.

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Around the Web

  • DKELLER

    hot? more like average

    • astonisher

      A decidedly annoying sideline announcer (not reporter), seemingly striving to be hip and flip with her questions and comments.

    • Jim Scholle

      Agreed. Now, if it was Elizabeth Hurley? Then, yes, she’s gorgeous.

    • jrsjhfla

      You guys saying she isn’t hot need to have your eyes checked. Are there women that are more beautiful than Samantha Ponder? Of course there are! I seriously doubt any of you deriding her have a woman in your life as beautiful as Ms. Ponder. I’m talking about her looks and not about her sideline reporting – which I also find annoying but this article is about beautiful women, not reporters.

  • Mike

    nothing hot here

  • OfWolfandMan

    Dang, if I’d known it was that easy I woulda started interacting with her on Twitter. And be accused of stalking and busted for harassment. Oh, well. That’s the best thing that QB has ever done on the field.

  • FreeJeffDubay

    After the Vikings cut her husband, the sooner the better, at least he has something to go home too. Of coarse we’ll she if she kicks his butt out the door now that he isn’t a NFL player, not that he ever was. One of the worst QB’s ever!

    • JamesT32

      One of the worst QBs ever? You sure as hell don’t know much about the history of the NFL if you honestly believe that, but as I’ve posted on other message boards from time to time hyperbole, not to mention ignorance, is indeed alive and well in America.

  • John Mips

    she.is.hot.

    • JamesT32

      Just downgraded your comment as I found it largely pointless to say the least. Just deal with it, punk, no one cares if you’re mad.

  • JamesT32

    Very pretty woman, but too petite for the media to make as HUGE a deal about her as they do in terms of her “hotness” factor. The average adult male is inordinately attracted to women who tend to remind them of teenage girls and, let’s face it, I don’t think it takes Freud to figure out exactly what that says about the psychological composition of most males.

    • muzzleloader

      Well said. I for one, find it refreshing for once to see the wife of a major sports figure who is a looker, but does not have to do bikini shots or duck face photos all over facebook.

  • ImaHippyBurning

    Quite Beautiful! He’s a luck guy! Most of the cretins criticizing her on here are probably just jealous as their blow up dolls are no longer cutting it!

  • jeffwilsowrth

    sad that she is judged by her looks….did she invent something?…or save someone with a hero event?….or just …. the right guy?

  • manta64

    she is ok no big deal after 2 kids she will blow up like a balloon!

    • JamesT32

      She’s definitely overrated to some degree, but really, your rather childish and likely erroneous “after two kids she’ll blow up like a balloon” quip would have been better left to yourself.

  • WBLFBROX

    Beautiful – yes (I especially love the dimples).
    Hot – no

    • jrsjhfla

      Can you please explain the difference between “hot” and “beautiful?”

  • Jim Scholle

    My ratings scale: girls in their 20′s and 30′s = cute, 30′s – 40′s hot, 40′s to 50′s = oh mama! Plus, attitude and personality makes up half the rating.

  • Jeff Carlson

    It’s hard to feel sorry for Christian Ponder losing his starting job…he gets to go home to one of the cutest girls in the world!

  • Rob Thomas

    she looked great in the pearl necklace i gave her.

  • ChuckyChucksteak

    scalp ‘em.

  • John Neuj

    Definitely not that special!

  • Stanley S Yaeno

    And, she looks so hot throwing a football…… Better than he does…….

    • JamesT32

      Idiotic comment from a no doubt idioctic person. Get lost!

  • Sprmcandy

    Gorgeous lady

  • David Eckels

    Where are the sizzling hot photos?

  • jrsjhfla

    WOW! Holey moley too! What beautiful women! After seeing these photos, it inconceivable that a man would prefer another man to one of these women! These ladies make me very proud to be a red blooded American male!!!!!!!!!