Van Jefferson of the Rams arrives from the Super Bowl in time to see the birth of a child
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Van Jefferson has two big reasons to celebrate.
The sophomore wide receiver won his first Super Bowl and welcomed his third child on Sunday, Feb. 13 night.
Athleticismit is Jourdan Rodrigue reported Jefferson’s wife, Samariagave birth in the middle of Super Bowl LVI and the catcher “grabbed her daughter as she and her father” arrived on the field and rushed to the hospital.
Shortly after, Jefferson announced the birth of his son on instagram live.
“It was a great day, bro. Got three awards today. My wife, my son, and the Super Bowl,” Jefferson said on Instagram Live.
The sophomore wide receiver finished Sunday’s game with four receptions for 23 yards in the Rams’ 23-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Jefferson, son of former NFL wide receiver and current Arizona Cardinals wide receivers coach Shawn Jeffersonwas selected by the Rams 57th overall in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Jefferson wasn’t the only Rams player whose Super Bowl victory coincided with another major milestone in his life.
Ram Safety Taylor Rapp proposed to his girlfriend, Dani Johnsonduring the celebration on the field of his team.
“MORE THAN ONE RING TONIGHT!! CONGRATULATIONS, @trapp07,” the Los Angeles Rams confirmed Twitter account posted, along with the video of the proposal, Sunday evening (February 13).
Rapp recorded seven tackles in the Rams’ 23-20 Super Bowl LVI victory.
Rapp is in his third season with the Rams after being selected 61st overall in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
The former University of Washington standout recorded 64 tackles, four interceptions and six passes defended during the 2021 regular season.