Posted January 27, 2012 on AP on Fox

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 10: Mathias Kiwanuka #97 of the New York Giants looks to block Kris Mangum #86 of the Carolina Panthers on December 10, 2006, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo By Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Mathias Kiwanuka is well positioned for this Super Bowl. The Giants' linebacker starred at Boston College in the heart of Patriots' territory, played his entire career in the shadow of New York and now will get the chance to go home to Indianapolis to finally play in the NFL's biggest game. While he has a Super Bowl ring from the Giants' win over New England in February 2008, another one would mean a lot more to the 28-year-old Hoosier. Kiwanuka was forced to be a spectator for the Giants' 17-14 win over then-previously undefeated New England in Arizona because of a broken leg suffered against Detroit more than two months before the title game.
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