Former Pitt players in the Super Bowl on both sides

There will be two former Pitt players in the Super Bowl, one on each side. Clint Session a starter at linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts, and Darnell Dinkins, a tight end for the New Orleans Saints. Both will be one the biggest stage in sports tomorrow night.

Let’s talk about Clint Session first. A 2006 graduate of Pitt he was a somewhat undersized player. At 6-0 and 235 he was drafted by the Colts in 2007. He did not start his rookie year but in his 2nd season he was a starter. He recorded 99 tackles in that season. This year he had 101 tackles and is looking for more in the Super Bowl.

Former Pitt LB is now a Super Bowl starter

Now Darnell Dinkins. He was a 1998 graduate of Pitt he started 11 games in his senior season. He came to Pitt looking to play QB, but was moved to the Saftey position. He was in Semi-Pro football for a while playing for the Pittsburgh Colts until 2001. He was then picked up by the Giants and moved to their farm team in Europe. He came back to play on the Ravens and then the Browns for three seasons. Now a tight end for the Saints he was signed to a one-year deal for the 2009 season. He is not a starter but may see some special teams time.

These two players will by trying to get their hands on that Vince Lombardi Trophy and wear a nice ring for life. I wish them both success tomorrow night.

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