In 2013 he was rewarded for his community service efforts and contributions on and off the field when he received the Walter Peyton Man of the Year Award.
He is now happily married to Ashley with whom he has two children.
Roethlisberger earned the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 2004 and his first Pro Bowl selection in 2007.
After accusations of rape and a in 2008 and then in 2010 followed by a drawn out trial, he got himself together and found Ashley whom he married in 2011.
Roethlisberger has been one of the most efficient passers in NFL history.
He currently ranks 9th all-time in NFL passer rating (94.0), tied for 6th in yards per attempt (7.93), and tied for 10th in completion percentage (63.85%) among quarterbacks with a minimum of 1,500 career attempts.
Here’s what you need to know about Ashley and her marriage to the the big guy calling the shots in the Pittsburgh huddle: Ashley Harlan met Roethlisberger six years before they married and they dated on and off since then.
The couple was married on July 23, 2011 in Pittsburgh, PA.