January 24, 2010
    Prioleau to represent Tech in Super Bowl
    The Notebook
    Former Virginia Tech football star Pierson Prioleau will be the lone Hokie in this year's Super Bowl XLIV when he suits up for the New Orleans Saints on Feb. 7 in Miami. Prioleau, who lettered at Tech from 1995-98 and earned third-team All-America honors from The Sporting News in 1997, is a back-up safety and special teams player for the Saints.

    He will become the first Tech player to suit up for the Super Bowl in seven years as Eric Green was on the Arizona Cardinals' roster last year, but did not dress in the big game. Todd Washington represented the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII (2003), Nick Sorensen played for the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI (2002) and Cornell Brown played for the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV (2001).

    Prioleau plays for defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who is the father of Tech freshman linebacker Chase Williams, who enrolled at Tech in January.

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