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Former Ute Julian Blackmon, Partner Announce Baby On The Way

Julian Blackmon #32 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates his interception against the Cincinnati Bengals with his teammates during the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 18, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Utes and current Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon announced on social media that he is going to be a father.

Blackmon and his partner posed for a couple of pictures with the ultrasound as a way of making their announcement.

Zonna Kinnaman announced on Instagram that the couple is expecting a baby in 2021.


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Blackmon is in his first season in the NFL after being taken in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He is having a tremendous rookie season that will certainly earn consideration for NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.

The Layton, Utah native has impressed the world with his play after coming back from a season-ending knee injury in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship game against Oregon.

Blackmon didn’t play in Week 1 of the season. He made his NFL debut in Week 2 against the Minnesota Vikings. The former Ute made his first career start for the Colts in Week 3 and has started ever since.

This season, Blackmon has 32 total tackles, 27 solo takedowns, two tackles for loss, one forced fumble, two interceptions and 6 pass breakups.

The Colts are 8-4 this season after their 26-20 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. They will travel to Las Vegas on Sunday, December 13 to face the Raiders at 2:05 p.m. MST on CBS.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.