Mike Evans Welcomes A New Addition To His Family With The Birth of Daughter Aliyah Nicole

Published 05/23/2022, 12:08 PM EDT
NFL Football – Super Bowl LV – Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Kansas City Chiefs – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida, U.S. – February 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mike Evans celebrates after winning the Super Bowl LV REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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.

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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. 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.

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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.

Sep 26, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (13) tries to run past Los Angeles Rams defensive back David Long (22) during the third quarter at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports | Reuters

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.

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Anuj Tazhatuveetil

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An NFL author at EssentiallySports, Anuj Tazhatuveetil is pursuing a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Initially, he worked as a freelance content writer and later as a part of Sports404. An unquenchable thirst to learn about all things NFL and NBA, adding to a rather healthy obsession with playing outdoor sports like basketball, and soccer with an almost encyclopedic knowledge of this industry make him a sports aficionado.

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