CHICAGO - When former Saint Xavier University football standout Shane Zackery (Rockford, Ill./Boylan Catholic) proposed to his girlfriend, Ariana Rosado, a former SXU student and Paw Prints dance team member, last Thursday night at the Chicago Bulls-Miami Heat game at the United Center, it was sure to attract attention. However, after nearly a week since the memorable event, the amount of attention his proposal has garnered across the nation has been nothing short of amazing. Check out the links below to see the various media outlets that have covered this unique story.
The Huffington Post (interview and story): Meet The Couple Behind The Viral Chicago Bulls Proposal
The New York Daily News (story and photos): SEE IT: Boyfriend proposes to Chicago Bulls cheerleader during game against Miami Heat
The Daily Mail (story and photos): Give us a Y-E-S! Chicago Bulls cheerleader jumps for joy as her boyfriend emerges from team mascot to pop the question
NBC Chicago (story and photos): Meet the Couple Behind the Luvabull Wedding Proposal
The Blaze (story and video): Expect Video of This NBA Cheerleader's Proposal to Melt Your Heart
Uptown Magazine (story, photos & video): Cute Proposal Alert: Chicago Bulls Cheerleader Gets Engaged During Game
ninemsn News (story, photos & video): 'Luvabull' proposal during basketball game
Yahoo! Shine Ellen's Good News (story & video): Watch This Chicago Bulls Cheerleader Slowly Realize She's Being Proposed To
WGN TV (story & video): Luvabull marriage proposal at Bulls-Heat game
In addition to the media attention, the Chicago Bulls released a video of the unique proposal on its YouTube channel on Dec. 6. That video has been viewed over 3 million times. Here is the link to the YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO51UQlxVyw
Congratulations to Shane and Ariana!!! Go Cougars!