Hours after losing unborn child, National Football League player scores emotional touchdown

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He then announced on Instagram that he and his wife lost their son due to complications and had to prematurely deliver him at 4 a.m. Sunday.

"Unfortunately we lost our baby boy due to some complications, and had to prematurely deliver him early this morning around 4am", Goodwin wrote in an Instagram post. "The pain (physically, mentally, & emotionally) that she was endured is unbelievable", he continued.

Prayers to Marquise Goodwin, his wife, Morgan, and their entire family for their tragic loss.

As Goodwin ran into the end zone, he blew a kiss to the sky.

He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, and signed with the 49ers in March 2017 after experiencing a slew of injuries in his first few seasons.

Just hours after losing their child, Goodwin suited up to play a home game against the Giants, where he caught an 83-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

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ESPN reported that Goodwin left the Niners' locker room as soon as the game ended Sunday to return to his family.

This wasn't the only big play Goodwin had in the game, as he also produced a big block on tight end Garrett Celek's 47-yard touchdown.

Goodwin and his wife, who Wednesday in February 2016, are both accomplished athletes, having both been track and field stars while at the University of Texas at Austin.

Goodwin, who was one of three players to kneel during the national anthem in Santa Clara Sunday, met his wife, Morgan, while they were both track stars at the University of Texas.

Thanking those who had reached out to the family, Goodwin-Snow said her pregnancy had been "an incredible experience and it was also a tragic experience".

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