The Jets won’t be the home team on Sunday, but they’ll have at least one player who will feel like he’s at home. Tight end Dustin Keller grew up in Lafayette, Ind., and has been inundated with ticket requests from family and friends.

“If I could get every single ticket in the stadium, we’d be able to fill it up,” he said of the volume of interest. “Unfortunately they’re not all going to be able to go, not enough tickets to go around, but it’s going to be fun to get back home to play again.”

And it will be fun for him to play against the Colts, the team he grew up rooting for.

“I was a Colts fan,” he said. “Everybody in Indiana pretty much was. Even today when they’re not playing us I still root for them to win. But obviously on Sunday it’s going to be a whole different story.”

His favorite player? Guess.

“Ever since Peyton’s been there, he’s been the guy,” Keller said. “He is the man, you can’t deny that.”

Keller said he never attended games at the RCA Dome, the old home of the Colts, although he did play there once in high school. He did his watching and cheering on television. “It was a distant relationship,” he said.

No longer, especially not with the distance to the Super Bowl so close. Even though the Jets played in Indianapolis just last month, Keller said there are many more people who want to attend this game than that one.

“I’ve been hit with more (requests),” he said. “Everybody wants to go to the game before the Super Bowl.”

And beyond.

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“People are actually hitting me up for Super Bowl tickets,” Keller said. “I’m like, 'Give us some time. Let us work first.' ”