Ashley Harlan did what many thought was impossible — she tamed Ben Roethlisberger.The wife of the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Ashley (now Roethlisberger) was able to get the notorious playboy to settle down and get married in 2011.Although most people are familiar with the groom, many don't know much about the bride-to-be, who met Roethlisberger at training camp in 2005. News of their engagement broke about seven months ago.In June, Roethlisberger told the Tribune-Review that he and Harlan share at least one trait: "Pretty competitive, but I don't know anybody as competitive as me." Harlan and Roethlisberger declined to be interviewed for this story.While Ashley prefers to remain on the sidelines most of the time, devoting her time to raising the couple’s three children, she tends to get more attention whenever Ben leads his team deep into the playoffs.That is exactly where the Steelers stand this season, entering the conference championship weekend just one win away from what would be Roethlisberger’s third Super Bowl.
Ben Roethlisberger is the latest celebrity to take the plunge and propose – according to multiples sources online, that is."She was such a happy little girl who loved sports and loved going to church," Hiers said of Harlan, 26, who on Saturday will become the wife of Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers' two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback."She has grown into a beautiful young woman." Pittsburgh's royal wedding is set for Christ Church at Grove Farm in Ohio Township, the couple's place of worship for the past year.He moved his parents from northwest Ohio to a ranch he bought for them outside Pittsburgh.Although most people are familiar with the groom, many don't know much about the bride-to-be, who met Roethlisberger at training camp in 2005.