Originally written on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 4/18/13
Notre Dame power forward Jack Cooley gave quite the speech on Wednesday night when he spoke during “An Evening with Notre Dame Basketball” on the floor of Purcell Pavilion. Although he was a bit nervous, Cooley nailed his 10-minute speech and figured he might as well finish in style. Cooley proceeded to call on stage his girlfriend, Jackie Oberlander, and got down on one knee and asked her to marry him. The proposal was in front of 200+ fans who were also attending the season closing banquet. The exact timing of the proposal was a mystery, but Cooley’s girlfriend knew it would be coming at some point in a public arena. “She told me that she wanted it public and recorded,” Cooley said to the Chicago Tribune. “She wanted me to do it around Senior Night (the March 5 game against St. John’s) but I had to focus on the game. As you can see from the below video, she said yes. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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