Tonight at 10: Small town in Ohio plays a huge role in the Super Bowl

By Rob Williams – bio | email

ADA, OH (FOX19) - Just two hours north of Cincinnati is a small town that is a big part of Super Bowl Sunday.

It is home to the Wilson Football factory. That's the company that's been making Super Bowl footballs since 1955.

Today, the workers make the footballs like they did 25 years ago.  "A lot of people think it's all done by machines, we are the machines," says Jackie Oakes who has worked at the factory for more than 20 years.

Meet Jackie and other employees who put together Super Bowl footballs tonight on FOX19 News at 10.

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