March 31, 2009
Like father, like son - Dan Footman & Dan Hicks
Second generation Seminoles have become quite common under head coach Bobby Bowden.
Three current Seminoles have fathers that played at Florida State - Caz Piurowski, Christian Ponder and Marcus Sims.
Having a father and son suit up for Bobby Bowden is nothing new. The first son to follow his father and play for Bowden happened back in 1981 when Brian McCrary, who's father played at Howard College in 1953-54, signed with FSU. There have probably been a dozen father-son players since and the latest Seminole legacy to join this exclusive fraternity will be Dan Hicks.
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