Nordgren then went on to play a season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and later traded his role on the football field for one on the small screen.In 2011, the sexy athlete starred in “He’s older, a successful businessman, and he has been a great friend to her,” a source told Us Weekly. He’s trying to keep her sober and on the straight and narrow.Lohan and Nordgren have known each other for years, although the romance was just recently sparked. But I have been a friend trying to support her for many years now,” Nordgren said.
Word is, Lindsay Lohan has been getting cozy with Matt Nordgren, a 30-year-old former football player who starred on the defunct Bravo reality show “Most Eligible Dallas.” According to People, the 27-year-old Lindsay Lohan is now linked to ex-NFL football player Matt Nordgren.PHOTOS: Lindsay's film career Insiders say the clean-cut Texan is a good guy for Lohan to have in her life."He's a great influence on her, and her friends and family love him," a source close to the starlet tells Us. The show followed a group of young, hot Dallas singles living it up in the Lone Star State. He's made his way around single reality starlets. As she continues to stay sober, he avoids drinking in front of her and (unlike mom) avoids making headlines about alleged DUIs. Having once been a star player for the University of Texas, Matt went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles for one season before injuring himself, which benched him and his pro career.2. Matt landed on his feet and made his way to reality TV (as most do), starring in the 2011 Bravo reality show . Insert applause for helping inner city youths, which may or may not include Li Lo.4. Lindsay and Matt have supposedly been "friends" for about seven years and have an ongoing benefit package/support system whenever they're in LA or NYC together.The former Philadelphia Eagles, Matt Nordgren recently told Page Six: Nordgren was on the Eagles roster for a minute back in 2006.