Super Bowl winners give keynote commencement speeches at Rutgers

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Super Bowl champions and Rutgers grads Jason and Devin McCourty addressed Rutgers graduates at High Point Solution Stadium in Piscataway.

The twins went to Saint Joe’s in Montvale before playing for the Scarlet Knights.

They’re the first twins to win a Super Bowl together, with the Patriots.

They reminisced about their college days, and told the class that failure is a feeling before it becomes an actual result.

Gov. Phil Murphy also spoke to students after he received an honorary doctor of laws degree.

"To get this honorary degree, I only had to show up this morning on time. You have worked hard through long days and likely a few all nighters,” Murphy said, “There were probably times you'd question whether you'd make it to today in one piece. And now here you are."

Almost 19,000 Rutgers students received degrees this weekend.

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