Colton Underwood was a standout bachelor when The Bachelorette starring Becca Kufrin debuted. Colton is a 26-year-old former professional football player from Denver, CO, who introduced himself to America when the show's fourteenth season premiered on May 28. Becca admitted Colton looked so handsome on Night 1 and he's also "easy on the eyes." Colton survived the first cut, but he'll be competing against 20 other bachelors for Becca's attention and affection when the next episode airs. How will Colton shine? Until Bachelor Nation can see more of Colton's journey on The Bachelorette, let's find out more about him. RELATED LINK: 'THE BACHELORETTE' SPOILERS: WHO DID BECCA KUFRIN PICK AS HER WINNER BACHELOR? WHO WERE HER RUNNER-UP AND FINAL 4 BACHELORS? Below is a list of 6 facts Reality TV World has compiled about Colton Underwood: - Colton was named after the Indianapolis Colts, which turned out to be fitting for this lifelong football player. - The suitor grew up in Washington, IL. He graduated from Illinois State University in 2014 with a degree in Business Management. - Colton dated one of Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s The Bachelor bachelorettes, Tia Booth, before appearing on The Bachelorette. Tia and Becca are great friends, so this could present a problem, and the storyline will play out on Season 14. - He played professional football for three teams -- Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, and the Philadelphia Eagles -- before an injury forced him to retire. - Colton previously dated Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman. He asked her out in a video that went viral in 2016. - Post-football, Colton has dedicated his time and energy to helping children fight cystic fibrosis through his own Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation. RELATED LINK: 'THE BACHELOR' FRANCHISE COUPLES NOW: WHO IS STILL TOGETHER?? (PHOTOS) Interested in more The Bachelorette news? Join our The Bachelorette Facebook Group!