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Southern University alum operates camera for Super Bowl

Tommy Harris Jr., an alumnus of Southern University, is behind the camera at the 50-yard line...
Tommy Harris Jr., an alumnus of Southern University, is behind the camera at the 50-yard line during Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium.(Tommy Harris Jr.)
Published: Feb. 13, 2022 at 7:10 PM CST
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LOS ANGELES (WAFB) - Multiple players on both teams are representing Louisiana on the field during Sunday’s Super Bowl game. And, behind the scenes of the game, there is yet another person representing the state.

Tommy Harris Jr., an alumnus of Southern University, is one of the 50-yard line game camera operators during the big game at SoFi Stadium.

Tommy Harris Jr., an alumnus of Southern University, is behind the camera at the 50-yard line...
Tommy Harris Jr., an alumnus of Southern University, is behind the camera at the 50-yard line during Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium.(Tommy Harris Jr.)

Some Southern University alumni took to social media to cheer on their fellow jaguar.

LaQuitta Thomas wrote, “Congratulations Tommy!! We see you putting that Southern University Mass Communications degree to work and we are #SUProud of you! Let’s go!”

Jada Ward, an LSU senior majoring in sports administration, is also working the Super Bowl.

Ward is an intern for Louisiana Gridiron Football, and she got accepted into the program to work the game, according to her family.

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