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Former Mustang Merkens to walk on at Sam Houston State University football team

MARBLE FALLS — For years, Matt Merkens has followed his dad, former NFL player Guido Merkens.

That will continue for the former Mustang, who will walk-on to play football for Sam Houston State University, his dad’s alma mater.

IN PHOTO: Former Mustangs quarterback Matt Merkens is following his dad, Guido Merkens, to Sam Houston State University this season. The younger Merkens is expected to redshirt. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro