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Richmond native Russell Wilson leads Seahawks to Super Bowl XLIX

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Posted at 7:13 PM, Jan 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-19 00:19:53-05

SEATTLE -- Richmond native Russell Wilson is going to the Super Bowl again.

The defending NFL champion Seattle Seahawks downed the Green Bay Packers 28-22 in overtime, in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

The Seahawks, who beat the Broncos in last year's NFL title game, will face either the Indianapolis Colts or the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on February 1.

Additionally, the New England Patriots are going to the Super Bowl for the eighth time after defeating the visiting Indianapolis Colts 45-7 in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. The Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on February 1.

Eight years ago, Russell Wilson was a high school quarterback at the Collegiate School, a private school in Henrico's West Ends. Here are some photos of Russell Wilson as a Collegiate Cougar.