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Florida Has Offered 2020 RB EJ Smith, Son Of Gator, NFL Legend Emmitt Smith

A view of the "This is Gator Country" wall at the Florida Gators football stadium.

GAINESVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 15: Gator fans cheer as the Tennessee Volunteers take on the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 15, 2007 in Gainesville, Florida. Florida defeated Tennessee 59-20. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Florida is keeping it in the family with their latest offer.

Dallas (Tex.) Jesuit sophomore running back EJ Smith has great football bloodlines.

He is the son of Emmitt Smith, the legendary NFL Hall of Fame running back for the Dallas Cowboys. His dad owns nearly every major rushing record in NFL history.

EJ Smith is pretty good in his own right. He already held offers from Arkansas, Georgia, Jackson State, Kentucky, Ohio State and SMU, but tonight he picked up a special new one.

Florida gave EJ Smith his seventh offer tonight. For those of you who may not be familiar, Florida is Emmitt Smith's alma mater.

It is where he rushed for nearly 4,000 yards and 36 touchdowns in three seasons before getting picked by the Cowboys in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft.

As you might imagine, Dad is pretty proud.

"My boy got an offer from the Gator Nation. Now that is pretty doggone cool," Emmitt Smith said in a video his son posted on Twitter.

At 5-foot-11, 190 pounds, EJ Smith is already two inches taller than his dad but still trails him by 30 pounds. Emmitt was listed at 221 in his playing days.

Congratulations to father and son.