Football: Spotlight shines bright on sons of football coaches

Posted: September 16, 2016 at 1 a.m.

Shiloh Christian defensive coordinator Chris Berus (right) and his son, senior running back and linebacker Broc Berus pose Wednesday in the team’s locker room in Springdale.

The spotlight shines brightest in football on the quarterback position, where every move and every decision is scrutinized.

Senior quarterback Zeke Laird has led Prairie Grove to consecutive victories after serving as a backup the previous two seasons. He is the son of Prai...

Junior John David Elder is the punter and a defensive starter for the Tigers, who face West Fork at home on Friday. Elder is the son of Prairie Grove ...

A 3-year-old Broc Berus (left) is all smiles while posing in pads with his dad, Chris Berus, in 2001. Broc is a senior running back/linebacker at Shil...


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