Has been enjoying single life in the eyes of the law since she had her divorce from former husband Craig Schelske finalized on September 28 last year, Sara Evans has scored herself a new boyfriend.
The country music singer is now dating former football player Jay Barker, it has been reported.
A friend of Sara confirmed the dating report to People, saying Sara and Jay, a former football star at the University of Alabama who now hosts a sports radio show in Birmingham, "are dating."
Sara first appeared as an in-studio guest on Jay's show, "The Opening Drive" on WJOX, the day after Thanksgiving and has since then been called in to the show a few times. Joe himself has been spotted accompanied Sara on some of her tour dates.
A friend of Jay revealed, "They had been dating for a while, but she hadn't been on the show until then. That was the announcement that they were together."
Sara married Craig, an aspiring politician, in 1993 and filed for divorce in October 2006, alleged that Craig committed adultery, was verbally and emotionally abusive, drank excessively and frequently watched pornography in their home. The couple have three children together, son Avery Jack Lyons and daughters Olivia Margaret and Audrey Elizabeth.
As of Jay, he reportedly also went through a divorce last summer.