Alabama has the Orange Bowl later this month, but the state will battle it out in the real Rose Bowl in 2019.
Three women with Alabama connections will compete on ABC’s hit dating show “The Bachelor.” The network announced the cast vying for roses from lead Colton Underwood for the 23rd season of the incredibly popular reality series that will premiere Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.
AL.com reported in September that a woman named Annie, a 23-year-old recent graduate from the University of Alabama,was one of three contestants featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” where they played a game to win the chance to meet Underwood before all the others.
(read about the women below)
Annie Reardon is listed on the ABC website as a financial associate from New York.
According to the “Meet the Cast” section of the show’s website, Annie grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and competed in horse riding competitions before studying finance at UA. She also loves country music and swing dancing.
Hannah Brown, 23, is a Miss Alabama USA from Tuscaloosa.
She was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, “bred to be a proud member of the Alabama Crimson Tide.” She also graduated from UA with a degree in communications. She currently works as an interior designer and “never misses an Alabama football game. She also won the title of Miss Alabam USA 2018. The site even drops the appropriate “Roll Tide!”
Hannah Godwin, also 23, is a content creator from Birmingham.
She is a photographer and model for her social media business, according to the website. She also enjoys “being a foodie and glamping.” She also competed in Miss Alabama USA.
ABC typically does not release the last names of contestants.
The show premieres on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 on ABC. Watch a promo for the 23rd season below: