Former NFL quarterback Philip Rivers and spouse Tiffany Rivers have welcomed their tenth baby, son Andrew.
“It’s superior. Tiffany is superior,” Philip, 41, informed AL.com in an interview revealed earlier this month. “It doesn’t matter if it’s the primary baby or the tenth baby. It’s an superior miracle each time. Everyone seems to be residence now, and everybody is nice.”
In keeping with the outlet, Andrew arrived on October 30, weighing 8 kilos, 10 ounces. The couple additionally share sons Gunner, 15, and Peter, 13, and daughters Halle, 21, Caroline, 18, Grace, 17, Sarah, 14, Rebecca, 10, Clare, 8, and Anna, 4.
“We thought we might be the third technology of 9, however we determined to go double-digits – or I ought to say we didn’t determine it. God determined,” Philip quipped of his rising brood, noting that each his dad and mom come from a household of 9 youngsters.
A few of Philip’s youngsters are seemingly following in his footsteps. Son Gunner is the star quarterback and No. 1 passing chief for St. Michael Catholic Excessive College, the place Philip serves as head coach.
“There’s a probability for a Rivers to be throwing it round or catching it or tackling or doing one thing for the Cardinals for a very long time,” the previous skilled athlete informed AL.com. “I’ll be 60 when this one [Andrew] has his Senior Evening.”
Philip and Tiffany tied the knot in 2001 once they have been 19 and 18, respectively, after assembly in center faculty. They each attended North Carolina State College, the place Philip performed as a member of the Wolfpack soccer group.
Philip was later chosen fourth total within the 2004 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, who traded him to the San Diego Chargers for Eli Manning through the draft. He remained with the Chargers for 16 seasons earlier than taking part in his remaining seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Philip introduced his retirement from the NFL in 2021.
“Yearly, January twentieth is a particular and emotional day. It’s St. Sebastian’s Feast day, the day I performed within the AFC championship with out an ACL, and now the day that after 17 seasons, I’m saying my retirement from the Nationwide Soccer League,” Philip mentioned through an announcementlaunched by the Colts on the time. “Thanks, God, for permitting me to dwell out my childhood dream of taking part in quarterback within the NFL.”
He continued, “I’m grateful to the Chargers for 16 seasons and the Colts for the seventeenth season. Thanks to all my coaches that helped me develop as a participant and particular person.”