Wussificated Blog: Absolutely abhorrent the way this dad is treating his son. Just shows you how backwards this world is that you're training a child this young by driving your truck next to him while he runs Crocs*. Somebody needs to intervene before this psychopath drives little Yates to the edge and something bad happens.
Non-wussificated blog: Hey say what you will about this dad but when our man Yates here is leading the Crimson Tide to a national title in 2026 and cashing in that first NFL check you can look back at this video as step number 1. Like yeah, it may seem a little much to have a kid who is probably borderline 6 years old running sprints next to your truck Rocky VI style but let's take a gander at the last 7 years of BCS titles:
Can't spell 'SEC' without 'child abuse'. Now is there a chance that Yates will grow up to hate his dad and football? Probably. But there's also a chance of this:
So if I were Yates I'd take my chances. Nothing worse than living life with football regrets. Just ask this guy.
*The only thing I found offensive in this video was the Crocs. Like if you're going to really push your son to become a star football player at least give him proper shoes you know? But then I thought, imagine how quick this kid is going to be when he puts on cleats for the first time after training his whole life in Crocs. Next level parenting.
PS: Can't wait for a video to come out when I have a kid of me harassing him to become a better blogger. 'Type faster! Come on you've only got 5 browsers open! Make a Seinfeld reference! Make a Saved by the Bell reference! Act like a tough guy! Who do you want to blog for Deadspin or Grantland!'