When New Orleans Saints player Reggie Bush steps into Miami's Sun Life Stadium on Sunday for the Super Bowl, his focus will be on trouncing the Colts -- not on getting matrimonial with girlfriend Kim Kardashian.
Bush, 24, squashes ongoing rumors that he and Kardashian made a "bet" the he would pop the question if the Saints win.
"I think it would be a little backwards if I was getting a ring from her," the football star told the New York Post regarding engagement-ring chatter. "I'd rather get the ring from [NFL Commissioner] Roger Goodell."
Kardashian scoffed at the tall tale two weeks ago. "I never made any kind of bet," she blogged Jan. 19. "A radio interviewer asked what I dreamed for in 2010 and I was hesitant and thinking about it and they said what about ring said yes, a Superbowl ring for Reggie. Then they said that if he gets a Superbowl ring, I get an engagement and I said 'ok deal!' LOL."
Bush admits that he's recognized more for his famous girlfriend than his own football stardom. "It's kind of funny, some people, they don't even know I play football, they know me as her boyfriend," he tells the Post, recounting a recent run-in with a Kardashian fan in a hotel.
The pair have been dating for over two years, and reunited in September 2009 after a "break" announced in July.
"I am so excited and proud," Kardashian says of Bush' upcoming game in the new Us Weekly. "I think every wife and girlfriend will be so nervous watching [the SuperBowl], as we all want our men to win....I am just there for him, stress-free."