INDIANAPOLIS – Forty nine weeks ago, Greg Jones was running on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium at the NFL Scouting Combine trying to prove his chance of being drafted by a team.
On the same field on Sunday, Jones was on the same field with confetti raining down as a member of a Super Bowl champion team.
The Moeller grad and rookie linebacker, who was selected in the sixth round, was soaking it in after the Giants beat the Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI.
“It is just one of those feelings you never forget,” said Jones, who saw limited action on defense and special teams. “It was so close to Cincinnati that I wish I could have had more people here but there is only so much you can do.”
Jones, who started five games for the Giants this season, had 15 family members and friends in the stands for the game. He is the second Moeller player to win a Super Bowl, joining offensive lineman Steve Sylvester, who was a member of three championship teams with the Raiders.
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