Kade Warner has been to the Super Bowl before. And he'll be there again this year. The Nebraska wide receiver is the son of NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner, who was the MVP of Super Bowl XXIV.
"Watching someone play in (the Super Bowl) you love makes it that much more crazier of an experience," Kade said. He was in attendance to watch his father lead the Rams past the Titans in 2000. The Warners were back in 2002, when Adam Vinatieri's last-second field goal denied Kurt a second championship. Kade was a youngster for both of those games (2 and 4 years old) and he says he doesn't remember the experience.
However, that changed when Kurt quarterbacked the Arizona Cardinals to Super Bowl XLIII. Kade was 11 years old and he recalls the game clearly.
"I was sitting 25 yard line," Kade said. "I remember the 100-yard pick 6. It seemed like 5 minutes. Larry was close. My dad wasn't going to get him."
Following his father's retirement from the NFL, the two have been able to attend the Super Bowl together. Kade plans on traveling to Atlanta where he will meet up with Kurt and his brothers this weekend.
Kade says he takes great pride in his father's accomplishments as an NFL player.
"One time he cleaning lady was cleaning under the couch," Warner said. "She pulled out some Cheerios and a Super Bowl ring."
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