Nightly News | February 04, 2012
>>> finally tonight, it's usually a long road from the high school gridiron to the super bowl , but for india's fisher high tigers the 2010 champs that road took a short cut this week, to the turf of the lucas oil stadium where they ran some plays that will have a big effect now when the rest of us see tomorrow's game.
>> set, 315.
>> they're the plays that got the giants and the patriots to the super bowls . and the ones these indiana high school players have been learning all week. they're prepping to be stand-ins for the tv cameras. twice the number of a typical sunday night game that will capture every angle of the super bowl .
>> when you're sitting in the control room, things are happening so fast. so the producer and the director are looking at not only are their 26 screens that they have normally, now it's like 48.
>> each high schooler is assigned a real nfl player to study.
>> and the young man that's em you late -- emulating gronkowski is going to slam it into the ground just like he does.
>> and then the big day comes. a full dress rehearsal yesterday, shot by the team complete with all the theatrics of the big game .
>> i felt like it was a super bowl for us.
>> steven got to play the right guard.
>> and it's indianapolis, our hometown. this is amazing. it will be something special that we hold with us for the rest of our lives.
>> who knows? this could mean bigger things.
>> well, getting the playbooks was a huge boost for us. maybe we could sneak a few plays in our playbook and get ourselves to the super bowl .
>> while they're just acting, sometimes it doesn't feel like it.
>> hey, without us, i don't think the super bowl would happen.
>> imagine the bragging rights . a reminder that full coverage of super bowl xlvi starts tomorrow at noon eastern here on nbc.