Baby Boy on the Way for AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb

12/08/2015 at 04:40 PM ET

Break out the blue balloons: Katherine Webb is pregnant!

The former Miss Alabama is expecting her first child — a baby boy — with her husband, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron, she announced Tuesday on Instagram.

“AJ and I feel beyond blessed and grateful to FINALLY announce after 4 months we have been keeping a secret! We are having a BOY!” Webb, 25, wrote alongside a picture of the parents-to-be at an ultrasound.

“Thank you all so much for your prayers for us as it hasn’t been an easy journey. We thank God everyday for this wonderful blessing and can’t wait to share this journey with all of you!!”

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In October, the brunette beauty shared a photo of her bare belly, hinting at a possible baby bump before placing the blame on a breakfast sandwich.

Webb and McCarron, 25, began dating in 2012 and announced their engagement in March 2014. Four months later, the couple tied the knot in Orange Beach, Alabama.

The mom-to-be garnered national attention after a sports announcer called her out for her stunning looks as she was cheering on her then boyfriend McCarron during a football game in 2013.

— Anya Leon

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Kim on

Wow she is stunning. Gorgeous lady.

Anna on

I say this as a proud alum of The University of Alabama: STOP. THESE PEOPLE ARE NOT CELEBRITIES. He’s a clipboard holder and she’s that girl who did that commercial one time. STOP.

Anonymous on

Anna,
They are both celebrities. A celeb I someone who is famous and well known and recognizable. People know who they both are because they are famous….because they are celebrities. If the story was about your family or mine….well, we are not celebrities. See the difference? Maybe they are not A listers…

Nikki on

Anna, I agree with you…I think the vast majority of people in this country wouldn’t know who they were…..I’m also an Alum of Alabama and I didn’t even know that they were married!
I also agree that EVERYTHING doesn’t have to be photographed and shared… to each their own.
But, congrats to them!

Who took this picture????

jakemichae on

i am so excited for them!!! RTR

Sunny on

Anna, I would much rather hear about these two (and I only know who they are because I love football) than about the Duggars or Kardashians.

Vanny on

Not into the football but congrats to the happy family.

Hill65 on

That is so sweet. I am happy for both of them. Or, all three of them. They are genuinely nice people.