She is the starting quarterback in her heart! Cooper RushAfter quarterback was fired, he took over for the Dallas Cowboys Dak Prescott got injured in September 2022 — but wife Lauryn RushHe has been there for him for many years.
Cooper was signed by Cowboys in 2017 as an undrafted-free agent. This was the same year that he was publicly linked with Lauryn. He proposed to the domestic engineer two years later.
“Cooper Robert Rush, you are the love of my life and I cannot wait to spend forever with you,” she gushed via Instagram on July 4, 2019. “I can’t stop smiling. You are more than I could have hoped or prayed for in a partner or a man. I am the luckiest girl in the world 😭❤️💍 #WhatARush.”
They were married in Chicago, Illinois, less than a year after they met during the coronavirus pandemic.
“I wanted to share a little bit about the emotions I had on our wedding day: I woke up feeling guilty. How could Cooper and I have such a happy day of celebration and love when so many crazy and terrible things are going on in this world?” Lauryn wrote in a candid Instagram post in June 2020. “We’re still in a pandemic. We’re fighting social injustices. Millions of people are unemployed. Many people have lost loved ones. How could we be so happy? But for this moment in time, everything was perfect and we got to focus on what we’ve been waiting for for a long time – Our life starting as man and wife together with our immediate families.”
Lauryn continued: “That doesn’t mean we forgot everything happening around us, but instead tried to use this day as a moment of peace for our families and ourselves who have experienced so much heart ache and unknown. During these hard times, my advice to you is to try and find a little piece of happiness and to have patience, love and understanding for one another 🦋❤️.”
In November, the couple announced that they were expecting baby No. 1. Ayla was born by Lauryn in April 2021. She went into labor 10 day early.
“One week with our Bebe and we just wanted to stop by to say thank you for all the love, support and prayers we’ve received this past week ❤️,” she gushed in May 2021.
Cooper had a few ups and falls with the Cowboys professionally, and briefly left the team in 2020. His first NFL start was in week 8 of 2021, when Prescott sustained a calf strain. Cooper was able to return to active play in the following year after Prescott broke his thumb and required surgery at Cowboys’ opener in September 2022.
Lauryn later celebrated the team’s 20-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. “Daddy,” she captioned a photo of her man on September 18, 2022.
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