Craig Kupp probably wasn’t expecting to hear his name during Thursday night’s broadcast of the Los Angeles Rams-Seattle Seahawks game
But Kupp’s former teammate — who had apparently forgotten they were former teammates — was sure to shout out the father of Rams receiver Cooper Kupp.
Fox Sports NFL commentator Troy Aikman was reminded by a story published this week that the elder Kupp was his backup quarterback in the early 1990s, and he informed viewers of the longstanding Aikman-Kupp connection.
“Cooper Kupp’s dad was my backup at one point for the Cowboys back in 1991, Craig Kupp,” Aikman said between plays in the second quarter. ” … I didn’t even know that Craig was Cooper’s dad. He was there for, I don’t know, maybe two cups of coffee. It wasn’t very