Football loyalties are thicker than blood.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins had a tough choice to make when he asked his 2-year-old son who his favorite NFL players were. It was one thing for him to not say his dad, but quite another to name someone from a division rival.
Tough love was the only way to go, as he jokingly kicked his son out of the house.
As someone who only shared a last name with an NFL player, I didn’t dare oppose that football loyalty, and it’s partly why I support the team that I do.
Good luck, little buddy. It’s a tough world out there, but you’ll still have your favorite team and in the long run that might be better than a legacy of disappointment.