Kirk Cousins has a intensity destiny sports star on his hands!
The Washington Redskins quarterback and his wife Julie welcomed a son named Cooper Cousins on Friday, Sept. 29 — 11 days past her due date of Sept. 18 — a NFL group tweeted Saturday.
According to ESPN, Cooper weighed in during 9 lbs., 6 oz. during his birth.
“I’m certain many of we who are dads and moms know that it’s a special experience,” Cousins, 29, told ESPN Saturday. “I texted a coaches thereafter and said, ‘That was a tip knowledge of my life so far.’ So we theory that says it all.”
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Congratulations to Kirk Julie Cousins on a birth of their baby child Cooper!
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 30, 2017
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ESPN reports that Cousins got to cut a baby’s umbilical cord — with a small assistance from his bargain teammates. “I indeed did intend to get here for use [Friday], though those during a birth core were revelation us that it could come in a subsequent half hour, a subsequent hour,” he recalls. “That isn’t what finished adult happening, though they led us to trust it competence be.”
“[Backup quarterback Colt McCoy] FaceTimed me into one of a meetings and we was means to get held adult on some of a third-down plan,” Cousins continues.
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The duo announced they were expecting in March, with Julie pity an darling snap of Bentley wearing a pointer around his neck that read, “MOM DAD ARE GETTING ME A HUMAN!”
Later that month, Cousins shared a video divulgence a sex of a small one on a way, tossing a football that exploded to exhibit a cloud of blue dust.
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“It’s been a good knowledge since Julie’s been so certain via it,” Cousins praises his mother in his ESPN interview. “She’s been so disciplined. It’s been a fun throughout a 9 months and a tangible smoothness and labor was no different.”
He adds, “She was a fun via it, only a sign that we married up. That was a life idea of cave to marry adult and we did that and we consider this whole routine a final 9 months endorsed that.”
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Patience has expected been a trait in a spouses’ home this month. On Sept. 18, the NFL star told 106.7 The Fan‘s Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier, “Last week, Julie was being told that it might take good after a due date.”
Added Cousins during a time, “Life’s about to change here flattering quick. I’m enjoying my final few days with only me and Julie, and afterwards … here we go.”