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Ted Larsen, Offensive Lineman And Local Hero

Ted Larsen was a 6th round selection of the New England Patriots last year, but he's with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers now, which is a good thing for a few teenagers:

Three teens in distress were plucked from choppy gulf waters Wednesday by a surprising savior — a rookie Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman.

Ted Larsen, 23, who played college football at North Carolina State, said he and his girlfriend were fishing on his 24-foot boat when he heard the Coast Guard signal at 3 p.m. that a boater was in distress.