Eight Proud NFL Alumni Had Sons at Indy Combine

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The 2019 NFL Combine in Indianapolis ended last Monday. The timing, testing and interview sessions for many of the same draft-eligible players now moves to their own college campuses for individual Pro Days during the upcoming weeks.

More than 300 collegians appeared in Indianapolis during the four-day Combine. The large group included at least eight players whose fathers played in the League. Those proud fathers now can relax for several weeks before the start of the April 25-27 Draft in Nashville.

The list of those eight NFL alumni and their sons are as follows:

Father: Jerry Blanton (LB-Chiefs: 1979-85)
Son: TE Kendall Blanton, Missouri

Father: John Bosa (DE-Dolphins: 1987-89)
Son: Nick Bosa, Ohio State

Father: Devin Bush, Sr. (DB-Flacons, Rams, Browns: 1997-2002)
Son: LB Devin Bush, Michigan

Father: Mark Fields (LB-Saints, Rams, Panthers: 1995-2004)
Son: CB Mark Fields, Clemson

Father: Chris Lindstrom (DE-Buccaneers, Chiefs, Bengals, 49ers: 1983-87)
Son: G Chris Lindstrom, Boston College 

Father: Terrence Metcalf (G/T-Bears: 2002-2008)
Son: WR D.K. Metcalf, Ole Miss 

Father: Corey Miller (LB-Giants, Vikings: 1991-1999)
Son: LB Christian Miller, Alabama 

Father: Irv Smith (TE-Saints, 49ers, Browns: 1993-1999)
Son: TE Irv Smith, JR., Alabama      
We will see who is more nervous—fathers or sons—when the Draft begins on April 25. Good luck, guys

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