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FOXBORO, Mass. -- Three former Boilermakers are heading home for the Super Bowl. The Patriots have three Purdue alums -- left tackle Matt Light, linebacker Rob Ninkovich and linebacker Niko Koutouvides -- who are excited to play in the Super Bowl less than an hour from where they starred in college ball. Naturally, they'd be happy to play in the Super Bowl if it was on Neptune, but the Purdue factor adds a little more to the upcoming experience. "It's pretty exciting going to Purdue and being so close to home," Ninkovich said. "It's a great feeling being that close....
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