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Nokia Sugar Bowl
NOP2002010104 - 01 JANUARY 2002 - NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, USA: LSU Tiger Devery Henderson No. 26 helped lead the Tigers to a 47 to 34 win over Illinois during the Nokia Sugar Bowl in the Louisiana Superdome January 1, 2002. mk/aj/A.J. Sisco UPI
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Devery Vaughn Henderson, Jr. (born March 26, 1982 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Saints in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University.

He grew up in Opelousas, LA & attended Opelousas High School where he was a star for their highly rated track team. He attended LSU on a track scholarship & had to try out for the football team.

The highlight of his career at LSU came on November 9, 2002. Henderson caught the famed "Bluegrass Miracle" pass from Marcus Randall to help defeat the Kentucky Wildcats, 33-30. The "Bluegrass Miracle" also won an ESPY award the following year for "Best Play." Henderson accepted the award on behalf of the LSU Tigers . Henderson started for LSU's 2003 BCS National Championship team.

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