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High school classmates Brandon Jacobs and Tramon Williams beat the odds to win Super Bowl Rings

Updated: January 13, 2012, 2:07 AM ET
By David Fleming

They would take distinct and divergent paths to reach Super Bowl glory. But for Brandon Jacobs and Tramon Williams, the journey started here: on a narrow, rickety footbridge just inches above the murky waters of Louisiana's Bayou Lafourche.

Every Friday in the fall of 2000, the six senior starters on Assumption High School's football team followed the same pregame ritual. They'd meet at Jacobs' house on Jefferson Street for red beans and chicken and a few games of Madden. ...

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