September 12, 2013 3:00 PM

Blue Springs receiver shares special bond with his father

Louis Shepherd has watched his son play football for 13 years. He’s analyzed every move Darrius has made since moving to wide receiver in 2010, even broken down film of his games playing for Blue Springs. But it wasn’t until a single play last October, with Darrius facing rival Blue Springs South, that Louis had an epiphany. “Oh, my gosh,” he remembers thinking. “I’m watching myself out there.”

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