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Sara Evans Marries Her Football Hero | Sara Evans

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UpdatePosted 06/15/2008 04:45PM

Sara Evans Marries Her Football Hero

Originally posted 06/14/2008 11:00PM

Country star Sara Evans married former University of Alabama quarterback Jay Barker Saturday evening in an outdoor ceremony at a Franklin, Tenn., farm near Evans's home, PEOPLE reports exclusively.

Evans's son Avery, 8, walked his mother down the aisle, preceded by her two daughters, Olivia, 5, and Audrey, 3. The couple's seven children (Barker has four from his previous marriage) sat on quilts during the ceremony and were the only attendants. They collectively gave their parents away.

The short ceremony featured Nashville songwriter Marcus Hummon, a close friend of Evans's, singing "God Bless the Broken Road," the Rascal Flatts hit he cowrote – a song that the couple says has deep meaning for their relationship. Christian minister Joe Beam, who was responsible for introducing the couple last fall, performed the ceremony.

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Sara Evans: I'd Love to Have Another Baby | Sara Evans

Sara Evans: I'd Love to Have Another Baby

Originally posted 06/09/2008 03:30PM

Although Sara Evans is still planning her wedding, the country singer is already talking about expanding her family with fiancé Jay Barker.

"Jay and I have seven kids together [from previous marriages], and I would definitely love to have another child [with him]," the 37-year-old said. "He's just too cute. I just can't imagine not having a baby with him." (Evans has three children with her ex-husband, Craig Schelske, and Barker has four children.)

But, the former Dancing with the Stars contestant was quick to add that she is not rushing into anything. "We still have plenty of time, and I'm in no hurry because I hate being pregnant."

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Sara Evans in the Planning Stages for Wedding | Sara Evans

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Sara Evans in the Planning Stages for Wedding

Originally posted 05/06/2008 06:40PM

Country singer and Dancing with the Stars alum Sara Evans is in the thick of planning her wedding to Jay Barker, a former quarterback at the University of Alabama

"Right now, we're meeting with a wedding planner, but we haven't set a date yet," she said recently at the CMT Crossroads bar in the Harrah’s Horseshoe Casino, near Shreveport, La.

The singer, who performed at the club, showed off a her large diamond sparkler to the impressed crowd. The couple announced their engagement in March.

Evans, 37, underwent a very public divorce battle with her ex-husband, Craig Schelske, which was finalized last year.

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Sara Evans Engagement 'Out of This World,' Says Pal

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Sara Evans Engagement 'Out of This World,' Says Pal

Originally posted 03/26/2008 06:30AM

Now that country star Sara Evans is engaged to Jay Barker, a former University of Alabama football star who hosts a morning radio show at WJOX in Birmingham, his pal and fellow radio host Paul Finebaum couldn't be more thrilled.

"I remember sitting with him a year ago and I never saw a more unhappy, devastated person in my life," Finebaum tells PEOPLE of Barker, who was divorced his wife, Amy, last summer. (They have four kids.) "Today, it's like watching two 15-year-olds in love for the first time. This isn't a good thing, this is a great thing. It's an out-of-this-world thing!"

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Country Star Sara Evans Engaged

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Country Star Sara Evans Engaged

Originally posted 03/24/2008 04:00PM

Country star and Dancing with the Stars alum Sara Evans, who underwent a very public divorce battle last year, has found love again with beau Jay Barker, a former quarterback at the University of Alabama – and the two now plan to marry, Evans's rep, Lori Genes, tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"The couple are enjoying their engagement and look forward to their upcoming nuptials," Genes says. The couple have yet to set a wedding date.

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Sara Evans Steps Out with a New Man | Sara Evans

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Sara Evans Steps Out with a New Man

Originally posted 02/04/2008 02:10PM

After a bitter divorce battle that ended last fall, Sara Evans has a new man in her life.

A friend of the country singer confirms to PEOPLE that Evans and Jay Barker, a former football star at the University of Alabama who now hosts a sports radio show in Birmingham, are an item. "They are dating," the friend tells PEOPLE.

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Sara Evans to Pay Ex $600K in Divorce

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Sara Evans to Pay Ex $600K in Divorce

Originally posted 09/28/2007 05:05PM

The bitter divorce between country singer Sara Evans and her husband, Craig Schelske, has been finalized, according to court papers.

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Sara Evans, Estranged Husband Swap Accusations

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Sara Evans, Estranged Husband Swap Accusations

Originally posted 09/11/2007 04:30PM

Country singer Sara Evans and her estranged husband, Craig Schelske, traded embarrassing accusations this week in separate court filings in their long-simmering divorce case.

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Sara Evans to Dance with the Stars on Tour

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Sara Evans to Dance with the Stars on Tour

Originally posted 12/15/2006 08:00AM

Sara Evans, who quit Dancing With the Stars in October when her marriage fell apart, will be part of the show's road tour – but only for one night.

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Emmitt Smith Wins Dancing with the Stars

UpdatePosted 11/16/2006 07:00PM

Emmitt Smith Wins Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 11/16/2006 12:00AM

It was a partisan crowd that cheered former NFL great Emmitt Smith onto victory at the Dancing with the Stars finale on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

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