When Kansas State signed Ian Seau as a defensive end last spring, he was understandably hyped.
As the nephew of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau, that comes with the territory.
Even if Ian Seau, a freshman, is only a fraction as good as his uncle was back in the day, that means good things for the Wildcats. Take a look at Junior Seau's list of accomplishments: Twelve pro-bowl selections, two Super Bowl appearances, 1,849 tackles, 56.5 sacks and All-American status as a senior at Southern California.
Surely, he tutored his nephew and helped him become the three-star prospect who appealed to K-State coaches. Think of all the stories Ian Seau could tell. They've got to be legendary, right?
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"No, not really," Ian Seau said.
"He was in the league (NFL) most of my life," Ian Seau added. "I watched him on TV and everything, but I pretty much went on my own." (more…)