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WWE star Sting, aka Steve Borden, Sr., has a son that is trying to get on a professional NFL team, The Kansas Chiefs.
At 6’3, 246 lbs, the Rookie Tight End, Steve Borden, Jr. is trying to be on the reserves rooster for the Chiefs at
In an interview at the Chiefs rookie minicamp, Borden, Jr. said, “People usually ask me does that bother you, does that upset you? It’s never bothered me. It’s actually been on of those things that has pushed me my entire life. You see what your dad has done, you want to beat him out.”
Borden, Jr. who is from Waxahachie, Texas, went off to Junior College to play at Kilgore, Texas where he caught 11 passes for 181 yards as a sophomore. He had a 16.5 year average and four touchdowns there too.
During his Junior year, Borden, Jr. played for the University of Kentucky, the Kentucky Wildcats.
At Kentucky, he had 3 catches for 63 yards and a touchdown that year. He scored a catch game in a win over Alabama State where he raced down the sideline to grab a 38 yard touchdown.
There are plenty of second and third generation wrestlers at WWE like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Natalya Hart and Gold Dust to name a few, Borden, Jr. doesn’t want to be a part of that category.
When asked about about his dad’s profession, Borden, Jr. said that wrestling like his father is a last resort and that’s ok with his dad too.
“He’s always kind of pushed me to do what I want to do, make a name for myself outside of what he’s done,” said Borden, Jr. “So that’s been the goal my entire life, not really to follow in his footsteps necessarily, but to make my own name.”

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