Sara Evans Gets Engaged

Sara Evans, the country cutie who quit “Dancing With the Stars” in Season 3 over a divorce battle, is engaged.

The singer, known for her hits including “A Real Fine Place To Start,” is happily gearing up to wed Jay Barker, a rep for Evans confirmed to People.

“The couple are enjoying their engagement and look forward to their upcoming nuptials,” the rep said.

Barker was a quarterback for the University of Alabama. He helped the Crimson Tide team win a National Championship in 1992. He is now a sports radio host in Alabama.

Evans was previously married to Craig Schelske, with whom she has three children.

In 2006, Evans became embroiled in a heated divorce with Schelske, which led to her leaving “Dancing” mid-way through the competition. The two both levied nasty allegations of adultery in the divorce, which was finalized last year.

Copyright 2014 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.