'Friday Night Lights' Star Minka Kelly Dating Derek Jeter
'Friday Night Lights' Star Minka Kelly Dating Derek Jeter
The relationship between Lyla Garrity and Tim Riggins is one of the most interesting developments in season 3 of Friday Night Lights.  The two have always had a complicated love-hate rapport with one another, but now that they're coupled they seem like a perfect match.  Lyla helps Tim rein in his wild side, and in return he helps her lighten up a bit.  I'm keeping my fingers crossed that they make it in the long run.

Much like her television character, actress Minka Kelly has also found herself in an interesting new relationship.  The Friday Night Lights star has previously been romantically involved with Donald Faison, Chris Evans and John Mayer, and now it seems she's moved on to New York Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter.  The two were photographed together at the University of Texas football game on Saturday night, and they looked "together and happy," according to People magazine.

Though Minka Kelly, 28, has been rumored to be dating Derek Jeter, 34, since last May, they've managed to keep things fairly private until recently.  They were photographed sipping coffee at a Starbucks in Austin, Texas back in August, but have mostly dodged the spotlight since then.  Last Wednesday they were spotted cozying up together at the hip Austin music club Momo's, then seen again at the big game on Saturday.

Derek Jeter has been romantically linked to quite a few actresses over the years, including Scarlett Johansson, Jordana Brewster, Jessica Alba and Jessica Biel.  He also had a highly publicized relationship with Mariah Carey.  There's no telling whether his pairing with Kelly will last, but the two certainly make an interesting couple.

Mnka Kelly is currently in Austin filming the third season of Friday Night Lights, which recently began airing on DirecTV.  The critically acclaimed drama will return to NBC in early 2009.

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- Don Williams, BuddyTV Staff Writer
Source: People Magaziine
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