Teammates from Coon Rapids’ 1983 state championship football team, Tom Copa (class of 1983) and Jon Scott (class of 1984) have sons who have followed suit, in a way.
Charlie Copa and Colby Scott are teammates at the University of Tulsa.
Copa and Scott both are sophomore tight ends. Copa, a transfer from Syracuse University, started three games, while Scott missed the 2012 season due to a knee injury.
The Golden Hurricanes will face Iowa State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Dec. 31 after winning the Conference USA Championship game 33-27 against the University of Central Florida Dec. 1.
Tulsa opened the season with a 38-23 loss at Iowa State in the season-opener Sept. 1.