Jake Seau and his father, the late Junior Seau, had a lot in common.
Same smile, athleticism, personality, taste in music, comedic nature and work ethic.
However, the younger Seau, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound high school junior, has chosen a sport different than the one that made Junior an NFL legend.
While football ran in Junior's blood, it simply was not Jakes thing. He has an older brother, Tyler, who plays football at Delta State (in Cleveland, Miss.) and two cousins, Micah and Ian Seau, who played at San Diego State and Kansas State, respectively.
But instead of following in the family footsteps, Jake Seau is making a name for himself in the lacrosse world.
I love the game of football but I never felt like it was my type of sport," Jake said. "I loved it and was committed to it but my life never revolved around it. For me lacrosse is what I do. Every day I practice.
Jake grew up in San Diego competing in soccer, tennis, golf, basketball, football, lacrosse and surfing. He star...