LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States reacts as she wins gold in the Women's 400m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julia Vynokurova/Getty Images)

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The Longhorns’ first couple of athletics is expanding the family

Posted February 14th, 2017


Former Longhorn stars Aaron Ross and Sanya Richards-Ross chose Valentine’s Day to announce they’re expecting a baby.

The couple confirmed the news to People magazine, then posted photos on their social media accounts to let their fans know.

“Many parts of our lives have felt like a fairy tale, but this is our biggest blessing yet,” the couple told the magazine. “We are so excited to start a family and can’t wait to begin this new adventure.”


The baby will be blessed with elite athletic bloodlines.

Ross was an All-American and winner of the Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back in 2006. He was a first-round NFL draft pick the following spring.

Richards-Ross is a four-time Olympic gold medalist who specialized in the 400 meters.

Ross posted on Instagram and Facebook: “Man I can’t wait to be a father 👀👀. This is the happiest moment of my life. #DaddyTime.”



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