|Barry Sanders Jr.|
Written by: Mitch Sherman
What to take from this, other than that the elder Montana and Matthews know a little something about how to teach football? Fair or not, a set of rules exists in today's culture for celebrities and star athletes that applies to no one else.
Similarly, ex-NFL linebacker Robert Jones, a three-time Super Bowl champ with the Dallas Cowboys, said his son, Texas-committed receiver Cayleb Jones, has thrived in the spotlight.
The pressure comes from all directions
The pressures placed upon famous, young athletes often originate everywhere but from the celebrity parents -- classmates, coaches, media and even inward.
Celebrity pitfalls are difficult to avoid
Additionally, a celebrity athlete might feel pressure to match the athletic achievements of his parents, leading to a fear of failure. All of it can play tricks on a young mind.