Athletes and coaches with troubled sons

James Dungy, the 18-year-old son of former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy, committed suicide in 2005.

With the recent arrest of Lawrence Taylor Jr., there seems to be a trend of professional coaches dealing with troubled kids. This may shed light on a growing problem among the children of coaches who devote long hours to their careers, perhaps at the expense of their families’ well-being. This could be a way for kids to demand the attention of their dads. –necorey johnson

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