September 8, 2012; Columbia, SC, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Dylan Thompson (17) jogs off the field following their win against the East Carolina Pirates at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

ICYMI: Gamecocks QB Dylan Thompson Is Engaged

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South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Dylan Thompson had been partaking in a Twitter fast to get himself ready to go for football in a few weeks and to focus on his faith.

He broke that fast–temporarily–to announce some pretty big news.

“Mel” in this case is Melanie Helm, a 2012 graduate of Anderson University and a teacher in the Lancaster County school system.

I’d probably have to say that’s worth tweeting–although I hope Dylan and Melanie’s parents didn’t find out over Twitter, though.

Congrats to the lovely couple, by the way.

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