Once again, the most important game in the sport of football will be filled with men that were, at one time, college football players who dreamed of nothing more than getting to this moment.
And of course, you can’t talk success and college football without talking about the best conference in big-time college football, the SEC.
This year, the Super Bowl is once again filled with top-notch talent who spent their time playing ball down south.
Here’s a list of the 31 players who spent their time in the SEC that will be part of the festivities in less than two weeks.
Denver Broncos (14)
- DE Robert Ayers, Tennessee
- DB Champ Bailey, Georgia
- WR Andre Caldwell, Florida
- P Britton Colquitt, Tennessee
- WR Trindon Holliday, LSU
- DE Malik Jackson, Tennessee
- QB Peyton Manning, Tennessee
- LB Lerentee McCray, Florida (Injured Reserve)
- LB Von Miller, Texas A&M (Injured Reserve)
- RB Knowshon Moreno, Georgia
- DE Jeremy Mincy, Florida
- TE Jacob Tamme, Kentucky
- LB Danny Trevathan, Kentucky
- LB Wesley Woodyard, Kentucky
Seattle Seahawks (17)
- CB Akeem Auguste, South Carolina (Practice squad)
- OT Alvin Bailey, Arkansas
- DE Michael Bennett, Texas A&M
- DE Red Bryant, Texas A&M
- OG James Carpenter, Alabama
- DT Deqayne Cherrington, Mississippi State (Practice squad)
- WR Arcedo Clark, Mississippi State (Practice squad)
- DE Chris Clemons, Georgia
- WR Percy Harvin, Florida
- OG/C Lemuel Jeanpierre, South Carolina
- DT Tony McDaniel, Tennessee
- RB Christine Michael, Texas A&M
- WR Sydney Rice, South Carolina (Injured Reserve)
- CB Tharold Simon, LSU (Reserve)
- FB Spencer Ware, LSU (Injured Reserve)
- DT Jesse Williams, Alabama (Injured Reserve)
- LB KJ Wright, Mississippi State
Now, remember, some of these names are on the injured reserve list, but they still do get credit for being part of the team and therefore receive rings should their squad win.