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Who Is Andrew Spencer? About The Football Player On ‘BIP’ – Hollywood Life
October 4, 2022
Andrew Spencer, 27, is back and ready to find love on Bachelor in Paradise. Things didn’t work out with Katie Thurston on The Bachelorette, but Andrew came to season 8 of BIP with an open heart and an eye for Teddi Wright. Andrew and Teddi went on the first one-on-one date of the season and have already shared multiple kisses going into the first rose ceremony.
However, anything can happen in Paradise, and we’ll have to wait and see if it works out for Andrew and Teddi. So far, they’ve been able to steer clear of the drama and love triangles on the show. Ahead of the Oct. 4 episode, learn more about Andrew below:
1. What Happened to Andrew On ‘The Bachelorette’?
Andrew fell for Katie on season 17 of The Bachelorette, which aired in the summer of 2021. Andrew and Katie had a consistent relationship throughout the beginning of the show and he received a one-on-one date during week five, where Katie gave him another rose. However, Andrew was eliminated during week six, right before hometown dates. It was a devastating breakup for both Andrew and Katie, but she simply felt like she had stronger connections with the other men. One day after his elimination, Andrew showed up at Katie’s hotel with a letter so they could end things on a better note, which Katie was appreciative of.
2. Andrew Is A Pro Football Player
Andrew played football while in college at Winona State University, where he was a first team All-American player. He graduated in 2017 and began to play professional football for the Dacia Vienna Vikings in Vienna, Austria. Andrew played with the team for the 2021 season, but is no longer listed on the roster for 2022. When Andrew as on the team, he lived in Austria part-time, and then worked part-time as a football coach in Chicago for the other half of the year.
3. Andrew’s Cousin Is A Bachelor Nation Alum
Andrew’s cousin is Clay Harbor, who appeared on The Bachelorette season 14 and Bachelor In Paradise season 6. Clay, who is also a pro football player, revealed he gave his cousin some Bachelorette advice ahead of filming. “He’s hilarious. I just told him to be himself, make her laugh, and just go out there and have fun,” Clay told Us Weekly.
4. Andrew Wants A Big Family
Andrew revealed in his ABC bio that he “hopes to have five kids one day.” Family is extremely important to him. Andrew was raised by a single mother after his dad was sent to prison, which is when he started prioritizing football in his life. He is also very close to his 98-year-old grandmother
5. Andrew’s Celeb Crush Is Zendaya
Andrew admittedly has a big crush on Zendaya. In fact, he admitted that the reason he didn’t go on season 7 of Bachelor in Paradise is because he thought he had a “legitimate shot” with her.