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A Family Affair: Ron and Shawn Springs dominated both sides of the ball for Ohio State

In honor of Father’s Day this weekend, and in continuation of our A Family Affair series, we’re recognizing a dynamic, multi-generational duo who graced Ohio State football in the 1970s and again in the 1990s: Ron and Shawn Springs.

There is a special bond when generations of families go to the same school. That bond gets even more dynamic when parents and children end up playing the same sport. Of course, when that happens, there inevitably come the expectations and questions from the outside: Will the son be as good as his father?