The number of people who label themselves sneakerheads grows every year. With that, it only makes sense that more and more professional athletes are tuned in to high-profile sneaker releases new and old. That's not to say the connections aren't genuine, though—plenty of pros have personal ties to certain pieces of footwear that date back to their childhoods. That's true for the NFL, where athletes across the league grew up idolizing sneaker icons like Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders. Here, we poll a handful of NFL athletes about their sneaker backgrounds.