Yes, Cross Patton is the son of Big Boi, the legendary rapper from OutKast. But Patton isn’t just Big Boi’s son. He’s now an Oregon Duck.
Patton, a running back out of Atlanta’s Woodward Academy, verbally committed to the Oregon Ducks as a walk-on. He visited Oregon for its “Saturday Night Live” event over the summer and during a game against Stanford.
Like any proud father, Big Boi posted the huge announcement on Instagram.
Big Boi also shared his excitement on Twitter.
Patton — a 5-foot-7, 185-pound back — received scholarships from many schools like Columbia, Butler, and Virginia State. Even though Patton doesn’t have much size, he can still wreak havoc on the field. He’s a shifty runner who can bounce runs to the outside, and he can also line up as a receiver and catch passes out the backfield. If you’re not convinced, take a look at his highlights.
Patton, like his father, is no joke. They are both great at what they do. There’s so much talent in that family.