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Johnny Rodgers seeks pardon

Updated: November 12, 2013, 1:45 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- More than 40 years after he won the Heisman Trophy, Johnny Rodgers remains one of the most celebrated figures in Nebraska.

Now 62 and walking with a slight limp from football-ravaged knees, Rodgers couldn't make it to his vehicle outside a restaurant last week before a silver-haired man rushed up to him.

"I'm 71 years old, and I've always wanted to tell you I enjoyed that run so much," the man told Rodgers. "I enjoyed it even more because Oklahoma lost."

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