updated 11/14/2010 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 11/14/2010 AT 11:30 AM ET
Touchdown! Jessica Simpson and free agent NFL player Eric Johnson are getting married, a rep confirms to PEOPLE.
“Yes, we are excited to confirm that they are engaged!” says the rep.
Simpson recently told PEOPLE she and Johnson, 31, were planning to spend Thanksgiving together.