Today is Ben’s 29th birthday and one lucky fan will receive a gift!
To celebrate his birthday…
The 29th emailer will receive an autographed number 7 Steelers jersey from Ben!
However, before you email, please follow these two rules:
1. Emails for the contest WILL NOT be accepted until 12 NOON ET and after (this gives fans in different time zones a chance to participate).
2. Please, just one email per email address only (subsequent emails from the same address will be discounted).
Send emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations to Ed Coombs of Cicero, NY!
I have received many birthday wishes for Ben this morning. Here is just a sampling:
A “BIG” birthday wish to BIG Ben from all us Steeler fans here in Utah!! There are alot of us and we do love our Steelers! Of course, I am having football withdrawals. Luckily, I found this site on Google search!! I am originally from Sharon, Pa. been following Steelers all my life (62 yrs)!! and am a STEELER Junkie!!! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO BEN!! — Mary R, Utah
Just wanted to wish Ben a Happy Birthday! — Deb Lantz
Happy Birthday Ben! — Susan Oglietti, Knoxville, TN
Hey Ben: Happy Birthday! I also grew up in Findlay Ohio, played football and wrestled for the Trojans back in the early 80’s. My Dad coached football for them and actually coached your High school Coach Hites. I have since moved out of Findlay and live in Bellefontaine Ohio where I live with my wife and four kids. — Joe Heater, Ohio
WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH BIG BEN A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM HIS DIE HARD STEELER FANS IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS. IT WAS A GREAT SEASON. GOOD LUCK NEXT YEAR. — The RODRIGUEZ FAMILY
Hey Ben, short and sweet message. Rob from Melbourne, Australia just wants to say you have a huge fan base here and cant wait to see you play again in 2011. Good luck and peace out. — Rob D., Melbourne, AU
Mr. R, I hope you have a wonderful birthday. I are so proud of you period. — Laurene Harrison
Happy birthday to Ben from his biggest fan! I’m throwing a party at my school tomorrow! — Maddie
Happy 29th Birthday to the Steeler’s Number Seven! Our awesome Q.B. – delivered directly from Heaven! I hope your day goes – exactly as you plan. Best wishes – from your Number 1 Minnesota fan. — Dewey Krueger, MN
Ben, Happy Birthday! I just wanted to wish you a Happy Day and realize that all your fans support you. I have been your #1 fan since you joined the team, it hasn’t always been easy but its been an honor and a privilege. Have a great day! — Kathie Haber
Ben, we just wanted to take this time to wish you a happy birthday. And wish you the best in life and in your career. I’ve been a Steelers fan my whole life and you with your play have brought us so much joy on Sundays. Take care enjoy your day and GOD BLESS. — The Galati family
Dear Ben, I just wanted to wish you a very happy birthday. Today was a very good day in the universe. Not only did we receive you, today is my husband’s birthday as well. So I am doubly blessed. I hope all your dreams and wishes come true today and every day. Have a blessed year. Happy Birthday! — Teresa Day, Steeler fan since birth
Happy Birthday, Ben!!!!! Have a great one!!! We haven’t heard from you…don’t be sad, we’re not! You can lose once in a while. Don’t worry though, you’ll be back and bigger and better than ever!!! GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Steelers! — Kimberlee M Mann
Ben, Happy 29th birthday. Have the best Birthday you can imagine and God Bless you this year and always. — Earl Wilkinson
Happy 29th Birthday Ben! — Peggy Dean
Happy Birthday, Ben! — Brett and Cooper
Happy Birthday Big Ben! We are your number #1 fans here in McKinney, Texas! Go Steelers!!!!!!!! — Roy Evanzyk
Happy Birthday Ben! Let’s hope for your next birthday you can hold Number 7 in trophies as well! — Donald Gary, Sparta MI
Happy Birthday Ben! Hope you have a safe and exciting birthday! — One of your biggest hometown fans, Adam Watters
Happy Birthday Ben hope u have an awesome day!!! — Crystal Jennings
Happy Birthday to Ben!!!!!! Hope he has a wonderful day!!!!!!!!!! — Amanda Wolfe
Wishing a great birthday and continued success in the coming year. — Bill Barnick
I would like to wish Ben a happy birthday. Coincidently, my son and I are also celebrating birthdays today. Ben, keep up the good work exciting the great PITTSBURGH NATION!!!! — Bill Wilt, NJ
Happy Birthday Big Ben! Your biggest little fan wore his Big Ben Football bracelet to school today to honor your birthday. — Jan Novak
I want to say happy 29th birthday too a special person, his name is Ben Roethlisberger. I love him so much and I wish all the happiness that he deserves. — Nicole Condos
Hi Ben – a big happy birthday from Bern, Switzerland!!!!!!! Maybe one day I’ll be lucky and we meet each other again here in the country of Karl your great great grandfather. I wish you a great day! — Remo, Switzerland
Happy 29th Birthday Ben!!! God Bless and Have a Wonderful Day!! — Chrissy
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG BEN AND MANY MORE. — JOANN CLARK, HOLLYWOOD, FL
Happy 29th Birthday Ben.. Hope you have a nice day !! — Joyce Hatfield
Happy Birthday Ben!!!! We are a day apart! Mine is tomorrow….Pisces just like the Steelers are the greatest! I am proud to Live, Breath and be a Steeler Lady! Enjoy your day! — LeAnn Darden
Ben, Hope you have a great birthday. I wish you all the best for the future and look forward to watching you next season. — Ricki Thompson
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO A GREAT AND WONDERFUL YOUNG MAN. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEN. MAY YOU HAVE THE BEST AND GREATEST BIRTHDAY EVER. — Patricia Carlisle, FL
Happy Birthday Ben, from your biggest fan in Indiana! — Maddie Mulinaro
Happy Birthday Ben! Wishing you a good year filled with fun, laughter, and football! — Sue Pettit, Easton, PA
Today is also my birthday. I love that I share my birthday with my favorite Steeler! — Rebecca Oratto
Hi Ben. Just to leave you a hug and a kiss today for your birthday. Hope to see you play in the 2011 season and see when you come to Mexico. You have many fans here and I am the biggest fan of yours. Take good care! Here in Mexico, it’s number Seven of the Pittsburgh Steelers. — Natividad Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
*Thank you so much to everyone who emailed today!