Obvious pun alert: Matt Ryan’s girlfriend is named Sarah Marshall

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Sports and movies are really merging together today.

First we had the feel-good Tony Romo goes to the movies story and now we learn that Atlanta Falcon rookie sensation Matt Ryan’s girlfriend is named Sarah Marshall.

From ESPN:

The Falcons made Ryan the first quarterback taken in the draft, and the richest, with a six-year, $72 million contract (including $34.75 million guaranteed). After the draft, Ryan immediately flew to Atlanta with his father, Mike, then bought a house and began acclimating. That was very important to Matt, to be settled early on, Mike Ryan said. The fresh-faced Exton, Pa., native, who’d lived his entire life in the Northeast, soon found that he enjoyed Southern living. He particularly likes the fast-food chain Popeyes, which, along with pizza, are his self-professed weaknesses. His girlfriend, Sarah Marshall, a former BC basketball player, also moved to Atlanta, and she has become the resident cook for the two of them on weeknights.

Also of note: Ryan enjoys Pacey Whitter’s latest joint, “Fringe“.

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