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Sanders' choice turned out Super

Returning to SMU for senior season improved draft status, landed WR in Super Bowl

Updated: February 2, 2011, 1:06 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Emmanuel Sanders is living the dream.

The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver, who played college ball at SMU, wanted to play football since he was eight years old.

And on Sunday he will play in the ultimate game when the Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers at Cowboys Stadium in Super Bowl XLV.

"A dream come true; I firmly believed that," Sanders said. "I was that kid who wanted to be on that TV. I wanted to make the National Football League, and I ...

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