Penn State Star Saquon Barkley welcomes daughter — shares touching announcement

NFL draft prospect Saquon Barkley and girlfriend Anna Congdon celebrated the birth of their first child on Tuesday.

Brittany King

Congrats are in order for Penn State star Saquon Barkley.


The 21-year-old running back welcomed his first child with girlfriend Anna Congdon on Tuesday and surprise, the newborn was a healthy baby girl.


The NFL draft prospect took to social media to share the happy news as well as a photo of the newborn. 

I'm excited. Some people aren't even blessed with the opportunity to have kids, and I'm able to have one. I'm truly excited to be a father.

Saquon Barkley

"Words cant even describe how I feel right now," Barkley's post began. "You are the most beautiful thing Ive ever seen in my life. Thank God for blessing me with you in my life and into my arms. I pray that I can be the best father to you and help you grow into an amazing woman. I love you so so so much #DaddysLittleGirl Jada Clare Barkley 4.24.18."


It's going to continue to be a big week for Barkley who is expected to be among the top five players selected in Thursday night's NFL draft.