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Following in big footprints

Following in big footprints

There is such a thing as lineage when it comes to football. This year for Nebraska fans you have read, repeatedly, that a recruit is a cousin to a former collegiate running back, nephew to a current NFL running back and now the son to a former NFL wide receiver and current NFL coach.

The name Steve Watson should be familiar to just about everyone who watched NFL games in the 1980s should recognize the name. His son, Steve Watson, Jr., is a standout at Denver (Colo.) J.K. Mullen. He combines great size and speed coming in at 6-foot-4, 240 pounds and running a 4.7/40. "The team did really well," Watson, Jr. said. "We actually went to the state championship game. It didn't...

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