Robert Horry's son, Camron Horry, makes name for himself on football field

HOUSTON – Walking with your son on senior night is a proud moment for any parent, including Keva and Robert Horry with their son Camron, a tight end for Katy Taylor High School.

"We're very proud of the man, young man. He's become and is growing into," Keva Horry said.

Camron, even at 6 feet 5 inches tall is a bit shorter than his well-known father, a 16-year NBA veteran who won two championships in Houston with the Rockets, but Camron said he owes a lot to his mother.

"I'm who I am today because of my mom, disciplined the way I am," the younger Horry said. "Before we get a play, I look up into the stands, look at her, and I know I'm good."

"The big thing is that he takes from his mother. His love for people, spirituality, all the things that make him a great person," Robert Horry said.

Camron's last name, Horry might make him familiar to people around Houston and around the state as he heads off to Texas A&M in the fall. Much of who is he comes from both his proud parents.

"Some of it comes from my dad because he was successful," Camron said. "But honestly, most of it, well, both of my parents, but most of it comes from my mom's side."

"I learned a lot with Robert in the NBA," Keva Horry said. "So I'm able to kind of teach him from that standpoint."

"His friends couldn't care less (about the family fame). His friends just want to be teenagers and grow up and enjoy life," Robert Horry, a seven-time NBA champion, said.

The Mustangs face Cy Ridge on Friday in the area round of the UIL playoffs.