February 2, 2010

Super Bowl XLIV features Louisiana products

Aside from the New Orleans Saints, Super Bowl XLIV will feature numerous Louisiana players.

On the Colts' roster there are five players Louisiana born or bred, more than on the New Orleans roster:

RB Joseph Addai (hometown: Houston, TX; college: LSU)
QB Peyton Manning (hometown: New Orleans, LA; college: Tennessee)
WR Reggie Wayne (hometown: New Orleans, LA; college: Miami)
DE Keyunta Dawson (hometown: Shreveport, LA; college: Texas Tech)
K Matt Stover (hometown: Dallas, TX; college: Louisiana Tech)

Colts practice squad:

CB Darrick Brown (hometown: Tangipahoa, LA; college: McNeese State)

On the Saints roster:

CB Randall Gay (hometown: Brusly, LA; college: LSU)
WR Devery Henderson (hometown: Opelousas, LA; college: LSU)
CB Tracy Porter (hometown: Port Allen, LA; college: Indiana)

On the Saints practice squad:

DT Marlon Favorite (hometown: Gretna, LA; college: LSU)
CB Greg Fassitt (hometown: New Orleans, LA; college: Grambling State)

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