Local NFL Contest winner enjoys Super Bowl 2014 from suite - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Local NFL Contest winner enjoys Super Bowl 2014 from suite

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NEWARK, N.J. (WDRB) - A Louisville man was among the man fans at the Super Bowl Sunday, after winning free tickets.

Gary Degen was diagnosed in 2013 with terminal prostate cancer, and he didn't even know if he'd live to see the Super Bowl when was given months to live.
 
Last fall, he shot video on his cell phone that he submitted to an NFL contest, expressing his love for football. 

His family was one of 10 finalists, and last month, he learned they were among the winners heading to New York.

Degen sent WDRB some photos and videos of his experience at the game. One shows the view his family has of the game from a suite.
 
They were also given field access as part of the big game and even got to meet former president Bill Clinton.

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