Will Howard Girlfriend: Who Is The QB Dating? Past Relations

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Amid a potential NFL draft pick & gameplay calls, the former Kansas State QB Will Howard’s girlfriend is another topic that intrigues fans.

In the past, Howard was in a relationship with his then-girlfriend Callie Lundmark. However, the duo’s dating story ended somewhere between his junior & sophomore years.

Even if the collegiate football star has not spoken openly about his love life, some hints suggest he has a new girlfriend.

His alleged new sweetheart frequently comments on his IG post, and the QB once posted a picture with her.

Former Kansas State QB Will Howard
Former Kansas State QB Will Howard (Source: Instagram)

A native of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Will Howard played collegiate football at Kansas State (2020-23) before his transfer to Ohio State in January 2024.

While with the Kentucky State Wildcats, he was a starting backup for Skylar Thompson. Later, he got a switch to a starter after the latter went for the 2022 NFL draft.

He finished his senior season with his college career-best 1,633 passing yards 14 touchdowns, and four interceptions.

Now, with the Buckeyes, many anticipate seeing the QB make it into the NFL like its products Ezekiel Elliott, Paris Johnson, and Joey Bosa.

Will Howard Girlfriend: Who Is The QB Dating?

The Ohio State quarterback Will Howard seemingly has a girlfriend- at least, many fans are sure of that.

According to speculations from his social media & some insiders, Howard is currently in a relationship with Lauren Leiker, a native of Lenexa, Kansas.

The two have been dating allegedly since early 2023. On April 25, 2023, Howard shared a carousel post on Instagram with the caption “Recents:”.

In a series of pictures, he posed with Lauren & tagged her on her IG profile @laurenleiker. In return, she commented “Fun Times” with a heart emoji in the post.

Will Howard And His Alleged Girlfriend, Lauren
Will Howard And His Alleged Girlfriend, Lauren (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, Leiker has been spotted on the field with the football player during his post-game appearances. So, it made it more obvious that the two are in a relationship.

Lauren is an alum of Kansas State University, the same college where Howard played formerly between 2020 & 2023.

She graduated in 2023 with a degree in Human Health Biology and Integrative Health Services.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Leiker works as a medical assistant at Johnson County Dermatology (May 2022- present).

Will Howard’s Ex-Girlfriend, Callie Lundmark: Past Relationship And Break Up

Born to white American parents, Bob and Maureen King Howard, the football quarterback was in a relationship with his then-girlfriend, Callie Lundmark.

The speculation of their dating came in October 2017, when Lundmark shared a picture with Howard & captioned, “thanks for stalking”. Will wrote in the comment “Das my girl.”

Howard With His Ex-Girlfriend, Callie Lundmark
Howard With His Ex-Girlfriend, Callie Lundmark (Source: Instagram)

Throughout the next few years, the two frequently commented on each other’s Instagram posts.

In June 2020, when Will graduated from Downingtown West High School, she commented with two heart-eye emojis on his post.

However, by 2022, the two were not seen posting pictures of each other or making those lobby-dubby comments.

Moreover, the two do not follow each other on Instagram. It led fans to assume that the two broke up somewhere in 2022. 

Callie is the class of 2024 of Penn State University, where she pursues a degree in Fianance (Business).

According to her LinkedIn profile, she works as an incoming portfolio management analyst at Hall Capital Partners.

Krishna Pandey
Krishna Pandey

Krishna Pandey

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