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2012 commit follows dad's footsteps

11/14/2011

Staring down toward the floor, as if all the memories started to flood him at once, former Michigan defensive back Tony Gant started to picture himself when he was in his son Allen's shoes.

Allen Gant is about to embark on his journey to join the Michigan football team.

It wasn't that long ago that Tony was a standout prep star in Fremont, Ohio, with big-time programs showing interest in him.