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Eagles Long Snapper Jon Dorenbos' Magical Ride to 'America’s Got Talent' Finale

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    Can Eagles long-snapper win it all? NBC10's Jacqueline London talks to Jon Dorenbos about his journey to the finale of America's Got Talent and how magic may have saved his life. (Published Monday, Sept. 12, 2016)

    Most people do not associate football with magic, but in Philadelphia it is hard to do anything but.

    If you haven’t been following this season of America’s Got Talent, you may not know Jon Dorenbos, Eagles’ long-snapper, is also a magician.

    After judge Ne-Yo used his golden buzzer on July 12 to send the two-time pro-bowler straight to the live shows, Dorenbos upped the stakes every time he competed during this season of AGT. Magic Eagles Going 'Back to the Basics' for AGT FinaleMagic Eagles Going 'Back to the Basics' for AGT FinaleEagles longsnapper opens up to NBC10's Jacqueline London about his final performance to win it all on America's Got Talent. (Published Monday, Sept. 12, 2016)

    Dorenbos began his run with card tricks of a higher caliber than “Is this your card?” The long-snapper most recently advanced to the finals after he performed a trick that involved footballs, a map and some change.'Magic Eagle' Talks About His Passion Aside From Football'Magic Eagle' Talks About His Passion Aside From FootballEagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos is looking to change his life as he makes it to the finale of America's Got Talent. Turns out, magic has been a passion of the football player for a ling time. NBC10's Jacqueline London traveled to Los Angeles to catch up with him before his final performance. (Published Monday, Sept. 12, 2016)

    He balanced his football schedule and TV schedule as he flew back and forth to compete on and off the field. 

    After the Eagles win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, Dorenbos jetted to Los Angeles to prepare for his final act.Magic Eagle Jon Dorenbos Flies West for AGT FinaleMagic Eagle Jon Dorenbos Flies West for AGT FinaleEagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos arrives in Los Angeles just hours after the Eagles home opening win to compete in the finale of America's Got Talent. NBC10's Jacqueline London was there to meet him. (Published Monday, Sept. 12, 2016)

    NBC10 reporter Jacqueline London also flew out to LA in order to talk with the magic man before he competes.

    Watch Dorenbos compete live on the America’s Got Talent Finale at 8 p.m. Tuesday on NBC10. After the competition, make sure to cast your vote.

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