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Congrats are in order for Richard Sherman and his girlfriend Ashley Moss as they became first-time parents today! The happy couple welcomed their son Rayden and his birthdate is totally symbolic. Get the deets inside….

He didn’t bring home the Lombardi trophy this year, but Richard Sherman has plenty to celebrate!

Widely popular Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is now a dad! He and his girlfriend Ashley Moss welcomed their baby boy this morning. And they are super ecstatic over their new bundle of joy as he is the first child for both of them. It’s reported his name is Rayden.

The original due date for their son was February 12th, so there was a lot of talk and speculation on whether Richard would play in Super Bowl XLIX, since the due date was so close to the day of the big game. But, the little guy held off and made his grand entrance on a more symbolic day. He was born on 2/5/15, honoring his pops NFL jersey #25. Aww….

The star NFLer took to his Twitter to express his excitement saying:

My son sure does know how to make an entrance! 2/5/15… Is it a coincidence or is he just that clever?! Either way I’m ecstatic

— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) February 5, 2015

Sports Illustrated writer Peter King revealed the baby’s name in a congratulatory tweet saying:

Congrats to Richard Sherman and his girlfriend on the birth of son Rayden this morning.

— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) February 5, 2015

Congrats to the couple!

Photos: Getty/Ashley’s IG

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