Colton Underwood will be vying for Becca Kufrin's affection when The Bachelorette returns.

Colton is a 26-year-old former professional football player from Denver, CO.

America will be introduced to Colton for the first time when The Bachelorette's fourteenth season premieres Monday, May 28 at 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

Although Colton is handsome and athletic, he will be competing against 27 other bachelors to win time with Becca -- and hopefully win her heart when everything is said and done.

Until Bachelor Nation can watch Colton's journey to find love on the ABC reality dating series unfold, let's learn more about him.


Below is a list of 5 facts Reality TV World has compiled about Colton:

- Colton was named after the Indianapolis Colts, which turned out to be fitting for this lifelong football player.

- According to Reality Steve spoiler blogger Steve Carbone, Colton has a history with one of Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s The Bachelor bachelorettes, Tia Booth, who is also great friends with Becca. (To read about Colton and Tia's secret past, click here).

- Colton has previously dated Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman. He's also been romantically linked to Chrisley Knows Best star Savannah Chrisley, according to Reality Steve blogger Steve Carbone.

- He played professional football for three teams before an injury forced him to retire. Post-football, Colton has dedicated himself to helping children fight cystic fibrosis.

- Colton has an 13-year-old adorable dog named Sniper, whom he loves to spend his free time with. Colton hates to leave Sniper when he travels.

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About The Author: Elizabeth Kwiatkowski
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Associate Editor of Reality TV World and has been covering the reality TV genre for more than a decade.