AJ Dillon and his girlfriend Gabrielle Toonen have been together for about a year. They got engaged recently and are to be married soon. Get all the details of AJ's current partner and their relationship details!
An American football running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League, Algiers Jameal William Dillon Jr. AKA AJ Dillon is has been on the highlights due to his recent games. 23, and a lot of achievements under his name, the running back is set to create a mark in the world. An impressive player blessed with good looks, AJ has quite the number of fans trying to peek into his personal life. What interests the audience more is who could be AJ Dillion's girlfriend.
Born on May 2, 1998, Dillon grew up in Connecticut. During his early days, he had limited playing time as a freshman on the New London High School football squad. The now running back was then accepted into Lawrence Academy, an elite boarding school in Groton, Massachusetts. Dillon was a four-year starter at Lawrence, and by his sophomore year, he had established himself as the team's offensive focal point, rushing for 1321 yards and 21 touchdowns while also playing linebacker.
He carried for 1,887 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior. He only played four games as a senior due to a broken leg, but he still carried for 635 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was voted MVP at Nike's Opening after running a 4.56 40-yard sprint. It has been said that Dillon originally committed to the University of Michigan to play college football but eventually flipped his commitment and signed with Boston College.
With an incredible career at quite a young age and an interesting showcase of skills, fans have been awe-inspired with AJ Dillion. Since his arrival in CFB and later the NFL, interest in his personal life has been peaked due to his big revelation surrounding his girlfriend. So, here's everything we know about AJ Dillon and his girlfriend.
AJ Dillon Soon to Marry His Bestfriend Turned Girlfriend of a Year!
AJ Dillon is currently dating his girlfriend Gabrielle Toonen. They have been together for more than a year and recently got engaged.
Image Source: Gabrielle Toonen Instagram
The star running back has recently announced his engagement with his girlfriend Gabrielle Toonen on
Talking about the relationship history of the two, they have had a low-key relationship for a while until announcing the engagement. The very first posts of thr two online dates back to March 1, 2021, posted by Gabrielle, with the caption, "Feeling this good should be a sin. Alexa play “Best I ever had” Drake." While AJ posted about his girlfriend for the first time when announcing his engagement.
On a very recent post by Aj Dillon's girlfriend, she has posted a throwback picture of the two with the caption, "One year ago today ?". So, the pair were together on 2020. Started as bestfriends and eventually being fiance's, AJ Dillion and the love of his life may have been together for years now and have been keeping it a secret. The couple's relationship seem to be very supportive as Dillion has recently written, "Staying up late at night quizzing me on the playbook, pregame pep talks, challenging me to be a better man everyday. You constantly put wind in my sails, even when I’m a wreck." on a birthday post for his girlfriend.
AJ Dillon's girlfriend, Gabrielle, has also been spotted at Green Bay Packers' games, supporting her man. Off the field, more recently AJ and his gf were together celebrating her birthday. They made their way to Chicago where love was shared and a few nice dinner were had. It appears everything is going well for the newly minted couple, so marriage does not seems like a far enough prospect. Maybe winning the Super Bowl can be a prelude to the lovebirds announcing their nuptial date.
AJ Dillon is A Budding Star with Much to Prove
After a pretty good high school career, Dillon eventually played football in college as well and set some records on his name. Dillon started all 13 games as a freshman at Boston College in 2017 and set a freshman school record with 1,589 yards on 300 runs and 14 touchdowns. Thanks to all his incredible gameplay, the star footballer won the ACC Rookie of the Year award.
Struck by a bit of bad luck during his Sophomore year, Dillon played in only 10 of 13 games against Temple on September 29, 2018, ankle, as the result of his ankle injury. Despite being hindered by his injury, Dillon still racked up 1,149 total yards and 11 touchdowns, becoming the first athlete in Boston College history to have two seasons of 1,000 yards. After lightning struck early in the game, the First Responder Bowl was declared a no-contest, therefore ending the Eagles' season. He rushed for 33 yards on six carries before the event was called off due to lightning, including a 19-yard touchdown run.
Stepping up to his junior season, on October 26, 2019, in a game against Clemson, Dillon scored his 34th touchdown, a 9-yard rush in the second quarter, tying him with Keith Barnette for the Eagles' career rushing touchdowns record. Then, in the third quarter, Dillon carried for another 9 yards to tie Andre Williams for the most career rushing yards with 3,739 yards.
AJ Dillon stated on December 10, 2019, that he will forego his senior year of eligibility at Boston College and enter the 2020 NFL draft. With 4,382 yards rushing in three seasons, Dillon holds the program's all-time rushing record and is 220 yards shy of the Atlantic Coast Conference lifetime rushing record. He also holds program marks with 38 rushing touchdowns, 40 total touchdowns, and 4,618 all-purpose yards.
The Green Bay Packers selected Dillon with the 62nd overall choice in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft officially beginning his professional football career. On July 1, 2020, he signed a four-year, $5.3 million rookie deal with a $1.4 million signing bonus. On September 13, 2020, he debuted in the NFL with two carries for 14 yards in a Week 1 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
AJ Dillon VS Cardinals was a Primetime Breakout for the Player
Averaging 4.8 yards on 16 carries and routinely creating yards after contact, Aj Dillon's has proven that he is the man amongst the bouys on Thursday night. Dillon often gashed the Arizona Cardinals on zone-scheme runs, despite the Green Bay Packers' offensive line's inconsistency on the inside. He became a problem once he reached second level. AJ Dillon's truck averaged only 1.06 yards before contact, but he managed to gain nearly four yards after collision.
Zone running was on full display but Matt LaFleur spinkled enough of them through out the game with downhill game that AJ's full skill was on display. Even when met in the hole, the player was able to fall forward and make a 2 yard loss into a 4 yard gain. The running game helped Aaron out whole day as Allen Lazard and Devante Adams watched from home. Also watching and cheering on her fiancé from home was AJ Dillon's girlfriend Gabrielle Toonen.