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Superbowl MVP - OJ Anderson

Season 2022

As a Miami Hurricane, Ottis Jerome Anderson told a friend that it was his "destiny" to play in the NFL, go to a Super Bowl IN HIS HOME STATE OF FLORIDA and win MVP of that Super Bowl. And in the most unlikely scenario, he fulfilled that prophecy -- in the twilight of his remarkable career. Come meet a man whom any New Yorker can appreciate and be proud of.

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