Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans recently welcomed a new member home into their family.
On Wednesday, Evans and his wife Ashli Evans became proud parents of their daughter Aliyah Nicole. Nicole will be Evans’ second child with his wife.
The happy pair were the recipient of a lot of congratulatory messages from the Buccaneers fans on social media. The news was put on social media by Tampa Bay Times reporter Greg Auman with pictures of Evans holding the baby. The first images of the newborn member were put up on Ashli’s private Instagram account.
It’s one of the rare special moments for the Buccaneers wideout and brings more responsibility upon him.
As a Buccaneer, Evans was able to deal with the responsibility on the football pitch with his consistency.
Congrats to Bucs receiver Mike Evans and his wife Ashli on the birth of daughter Aliyah Nicole on Wednesday. Photos from Ashli’s Instagram. pic.twitter.com/OZi2uEiJPz
— Greg Auman (@gregauman) May 21, 2022
Since entering the NFL in 2014, he is the only player in league history to record 7 consecutive 1,000 yards seasons. His efforts led to praise from key members within the Buccaneers roster like QB Tom Brady.
Mike Evans is a man of the family and the community
Despite having a troublesome youth growing up, Evans overcame many difficult situations. Those experiences were key in molding him to become the marauding wideout that fans love.
He has gone to enjoy success and joy both on and off the field for different reasons. The 2020 Super Bowl champion is a standout member of the community through his work in the Mike Evans Family Foundation.
His foundation has been helping kids, who are victims of domestic violence. Evans has been working for them with a mission to provide them with a better life and women and families to take care of them. He has also been the franchise’s leading nominee for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of The Year award for 2 straight years.
The Buccaneers fans have been recognizing his efforts in recent months to help the team’s salary cap. Evans was restructuring his contract so that the Bucs can build a competitive team every season. Evans’ foundation got many donations from within the fan base, showing their love for the player. The fans will have a new reason to celebrate with Evans as he welcomes new life into the world.