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Marco Rubio talks football in new 60-second spot

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Marco Rubio is talking football in a new campaign ad hitting the airwaves this weekend.

In the 60-second ad — dubbed “Football” and set to air during the NFL Playoffs in some markets in early voting states — Rubio catches footballs and fields questions.

“More nervous before first presidential debate or first college football game,” an announcer asks Rubio.

“I was more nervous before my first college football game, because you were actually going to get hit,” the former football player responds.

Later the announcer asks: “Most important preparation for a big game or big speech?”

“Make sure there is water nearby — like right now,” the presidential hopeful responds as he catches a bottle of water.

National polling averages compiled by RealClearPolitics show Rubio is in third place in national polls, behind Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz. He’s in third place in Iowa, but is in second in New Hampshire, trailing Trump.

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