Michael Lynn Evans II, famous by the name Mike Evans, is a notorious American football wide receiver, currently playing for the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The explosive wideout, Evans spent his entire career in Florida, playing for the Buccaneers. Before being drafted by the Buccaneers in the 2014 NFL Draft, he was a college football player at Texas A&M. While in Texas A&M, Evans earned consensus first-team All-American honors by recording a school record of 1394 receiving yards on 69 receptions.
Besides being a successful sportsperson, Mike Evans is also a responsible husband and a father. He is in a conjugal relationship with Ashli Dotson since 2016, whom he met for the first time during his college years. Here, know some more about Mike Evans’ wife, Ashli Dotson, and their marital life.
Mike Evans And Ashli Dotson Are College Sweethearts
Mike Evans and Ashli Dotson are college sweethearts. As we mentioned above, Mike Evans was a college player at Texas A&M. He won various titles and accolades during his tenure at Texas A&M. Still, it was not the only accomplishment he gained during his college years. Evans also met his forever love Ashli Dotson when he was in college in 2013. At the time, Dotson was attending Blinn Junior College.
Soon after Ashli Dotson and Mike Evans met, they realized that they shared so many of the same interests, like going to the movies and traveling to different places. So, it wasn’t hard for them to plan their first date. Since then, the couple spends as much time as they can together watching movies and visiting different places with their friends.
On 19 December 2014, Mike Evans proposed to his long-time girlfriend, Ashli Evans, with an engagement ring while celebrating Christmas with their loved ones. According to Dotson, her current husband Mike, still says that it was one of the most nervous days of his life.
Ever since Ashli Dotson got linked with the NFL player Mike Evans, she attended his almost every game. She is frequently pictured at events and his team’s home games at the Raymond James Stadium. Dotson always wears a Pirates jersey with her spouse’s name at the back whenever she attends his matches.
The Grand Wedding Day Of Mike Evans And Ashli Dotson
Mike Evans wed Ashli Dotson two years later after their engagement, on 13 February 2016, at a grand ceremony. The couple had already started planning for their big day right after their engagement. They chose Todd Events to design and arrange their special day and The Corinthian as the venue for their marriage ceremony and reception. For their cakes, Ashli and Mike fixed with Nadine Moon from Who Made the Cake.
— Ashli Evans (@ashlievans213) February 18, 2016
Moreover, celebrity singer Trace Kennedy was their wedding singer who sang the perfect rendition of their wedding song ‘Thinking Out Loud‘ by Ed Sheeran. And, to keep the dance floor hot all night, Dotson and Evans had DJ Steve Nice. The following day, which was Valentine’s Day, the newlywed couple stayed in the Presidential Suite at the JW Marriot. The Hotel’s management also gifted them with a complimentary couple’s massage, which was the best way to start their first-day being husband and wife.
Evans feels so blessed to have someone like Ashli Dotson in his life who is always there for him as his top supporter. Seeing their pictures together, everyone can be clear that the husband-wife duo, Ashli and Mike, are enjoying their marital bliss.
Evans And Dotson Are Proud Parents To Two Kids Together
Ashli Dotson’s marriage with Mike Evans did not just bless her life with stardom and a loving partner but also a privilege to be a mother to two kids. Together, Ashli Dotson and Mike Evans are parents to two youngsters, son Amari Thomas Evans and daughter Ariah Lynn Evans. Amari is their youngest child, who arrived on 28 December 2019 weighing 7lbs 14oz and measuring 19 inches. All the details on their son, Amari’s birth, and her labor experience can be read on Mike Evans’ wife, Ashli Dotson’s blog, All About Ashli.
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Furthermore, Mike Evans’ wife, Ashli Dotson Evans, is also a step-mother to Mike’s daughter, Mackenzie Evans, from his previous relationship. Mackenzie served as the flower girl at the pairs’ wedding back in 2016. The proud parents of three often share photos of their little ones on their respective social media pages. The Evans siblings also attend their dad’s home games in Buccaneer’s attire.
Currently, Ashli Dotson, with her husband and three kids, reside in their house in Tampa, Florida, which they bought in 2018 for $1.2 million. Both Dotson and Evans are contented with their marital life, and we hope their bonding remains strong till eternity.