Derek Carr welcomed his first child into the world on Monday in what could be the start of a monumental 12 months for the Fresno State quarterback.
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Carr's wife, Heather, gave birth to 7-pound, 10.9-ounce son Dallas, the Fresno Bee reported. Derek missed two days of practice for the proceedings, but he returned to action Wednesday.
"I was going to stay as long as I needed to stay," Carr said. "If it meant missing out until October, that's what would've happened. Because I'm going to be dad a lot longer than I'll be a quarterback."