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Football: Local players move closer to Super Bowl
Football: Local players move closer to Super Bowl

 Super Bowl XLVIII is getting close, and lots of Southern California products are still alive for this weekend's conference championship games, causing excitement at their old high schools. At Birmingham High, football Coach Jim Rose has been following Malik Jackson of the Denver Broncos. Jackson, who was a standout defensive linemen with his twin brother, Marquis, had a sack on Sunday against the Chargers.  "He's still Malik to me," Rose said of Jackson, who played on the Patriots' 13-1 team in 2007. "Even though I'm not a Denver fan, I have to root for him." Jackson dropped by Birmingham last summer to talk to Patriot players. ...

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