Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan led his team to a 34-20 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. As the Falcons eye a spot in the playoffs, Ryan was instrumental in the big win. His wife, Sarah Marshall is also in the spotlight after sharing some exciting news on Instagram a few days ago. Keep reading to find out more!
Football star Matt Ryan led the Falcons to a memorable win against the Buccaneers, and fans want to know more about the brilliant wide receiver. He is married to Sarah Marshall. Though Ryan’s wife shares a name with Kristen Bell’s character from the 2008 movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the real Sarah Marshall is a former basketball star who has sports running through her veins. She recently took to Instagram to reveal that the couple are expecting twins!
We have the scoop on Matt Ryan’s wife in our Sarah Marshall wiki.
#1. The Girl from Maine
Born in Portland, Maine on July 23, 1985, according to her Boston College Eagles bio, making Sarah Marshall’s age 32. She now lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Marshall was a born athlete and played many sports while was studying at Catherine McAuley High School in Maine.
In addition to basketball, she was also a soccer player and track athlete. Her other accomplishments include an induction as a member of the National Honor Society, and recipient of the health achievement award.
#2. High School Basketball Champion
Marshall was a star basketball player in high school and has a fantastic resumé, including being a twice named Maine Gatorade Player of the Year recipient.
Her impressive senior year stats show that she averaged 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 5.9 assists. Now those are some impressive numbers!
Marshall was also named MVP twice in her high school basketball career, and is her school’s all-time leading scorer.
She kept her basketball dreams alive, although in a non-playing capacity. She joined the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream as a sponsorship sales consultant in 2013.
#3. Marshall and Ryan are College Sweethearts
Ryan and Marshall met when they were both 18 years old and studying at Boston College. She pursued a communications major at Boston College while on the basketball team. Ryan was on the football team.
Both Ryan and Marshall graduated in 2007, and soon after, he joined the Atlanta Falcons.
The couple married in 2011, and Marshall is often seen cheering the Falcons star at their games.
Sarah Marshall’s Instagram is filled with pictures of her main man. We just love how adorable this sports power couple look!
#4. The Big Announcement
The Ryan-Marshalls will have two brand new additions this spring! The couple are expecting twins in April 2018. We can imagine how excited the Falcons fans must be about the announcement!
Marshall shared a news on Instagram with the caption, “It’s been a long road, but Matt and I couldn’t be happier to announce that we are expecting twins! We are anxiously awaiting their arrival in April. There’s just something about the number 2 in our house, I guess.”
She will soon be joining the NFL twins club with one of her best friends, Kelly Stafford, wife of quarterback Matt Stafford. Looking back at this picture Marshall posted in June makes us wonder if she knew something ahead of time.
#5. Incredible Instagram Feed
Marshall’s fan following is steadily rising on Instagram. She has over 30,000 followers and loves posting about her life with Ryan and her family in Maine.
We also love the pictures of fun times she shared with Matt and Kelly Stafford. One of Sarah Marshall’s hot pics has them chilling in a golf cart in Cabo, Mexico!
As the Falcons look forward to their next game, and a possible shot at a spot in the playoffs, we know Marshall will be right there by her husband’s side. What an exciting time to be a Falcons fan!
We wish the parents-to-be all the best in their journey together!