Friday Night Lights star Connie Britton is a new mom. The actress recently adopted a 9-month-old baby boy named Eyob from Ethiopia. According to, the adoption process has taken three years. “I am thanking my lucky stars every day,” Britton told People. The actress traveled to the African country, where she held her new son for the first time before bringing him home. “It was such a wonderful moment of completion,” she says. “I thought I was going to collapse into a puddle of tears. I was just grinning from ear to ear.” If you’re a fan of Connie Britton, who currently stars in FX’s American Horror Story, check out the Friday Night Lights auction page at VIP Fan Auctions. Among the props and wardrobe items currently available is a Banana Republic dress Britton wore on-screen during the first season of FNL. Place your bid today!