MIAMI (AP) - Corcoran High School graduate Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Utica-Proctor alum Will Smith are now Super Bowl Champions
Louisiana native Tracy Porter played a crucial role in the New Orleans Saints magical run to a Super Bowl title and their triumph over the Indianapolis Colts.
The second-round pick out of Indiana, who grew in Port Allen, across the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, Porter watched the Saints every Sunday with his family and friends. He remembers bags on the heads of embarrassed fans during the lean years.
Now the Saints have done the previously unthinkable in large part because of him with a 31-17 victory on Sunday.
His 74-yard touchdown on an interception of Peyton Manning gave the Saints an insurmountable two-touchdown lead late in the fourth quarter. In the NFC title game, his late interception of Brett Favre stalled Minnesota's potential game-winning drive.
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