Rep. Tim Johnson (R-Ill.) is a big football fan, but his love of the sport apparently doesn't extend to the New Orleans Saints.

Johnson was the only member of the House on Wednesday to vote against a motion to congratulate the National Football League's 2010 Super Bowl winners, who beat the Indianapolis Colts last month to clinch the  title.

Johnson's spokesman declined to speculate as to why the congressman dissed the Saints, but it's not for lack of love for the game.

Johnson recently told the University of Illinois football team that he used to live in the shadow of the school's football stadium, and sold programs to "all the Illinois games" when he was still in middle school.