As Super Bowl 50 approaches on February 7, 2016, it’s fun to look and see where the players from the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers have come from. Here’s a list of the college football teams that have the most players on the Broncos and Panthers rosters who will be playing in Super Bowl 50 this year.
You can see which college football conferences have the most players in Super Bowl 50 here. All college football teams with at least three players who will be in Super Bowl 50 are listed below along with the players.
1. Ohio State Buckeyes – 5 players
Ohio State leads all colleges with five players in Super Bowl 50 in 2016. Those players are Philly Brown, Kurt Coleman, Andrew Norwell and Tedd Ginn, Jr. on the Carolina Panthers and Bradley Roby on the Denver Broncos. There are currently 35 Ohio State players in the NFL.
2. Tennessee Volunteers – 4 players
Tennessee comes in second place with four players in Peyton Manning, Britton Colquitt, and Malik Jackson on the Denver Broncos and Chris Scott on the Carolina Panthers. There are currently 27 Tennessee Volunteers playing in the NFL.
T-3. Alabama Crimson Tide – 3 players
Alabama has three players playing in the 2016 Super Bowl. Roman Harper and Kevin Norwood are on the Panthers while Evan Mathis is on the Denver Broncos. There are currently 42 Alabama Crimson Tide players in the NFL.
T-3. Florida Gators – 3 players
The Florida Gators also have three players in Super Bowl 50. Andre Caldwell, Max Garcia and Lerentee McCray are all on the Denver Broncos. There are currently 42 Florida Gators playing in the NFL. Same amount as Alabama.
T-3. Georgia Bulldogs – 3 players
The Georgia Bulldogs also have three players in this year’s Super Bowl. Thomas Davis, Charles Johnson and Fernando Velasco are all Carolina Panthers. There are currently 37 Georgia Bulldogs playing in the NFL.
T-3 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets – 3 players
Georgia Tech also has three players in Super Bowl 50. Those players are Demaryius Thomas and Vance Walker on the Broncos and Lou Young on the Panthers. There are currently 18 Georgia Tech players playing in the NFL.
T-3. Oregon Ducks – 3 players
The Oregon Ducks also have three players in the 2016 Super Bowl. Jonathan Stewart and Ed Dickson are on the Panthers roster while T.J. Ward is on the Broncos. There are currently 29 Oregon Ducks players in the NFL.
T-3. Oregon State Beavers – 3 players
The Oregon State Beavers are also three players in Super Bowl 50. Derek Anderson, Dwan Edwards and Mike Remmers are all on Panthers roster. There are currently 21 Oregon State players playing in the NFL.
College football teams with two players in Super Bowl 50 include Auburn and Missouri out of the SEC, and Wisconsin, Maryland and Michigan out of the Big Ten. Utah out of the Pac-12 also has two players as does North Carolina out of the ACC and Kansas and Oklahoma out of the Big 12. Tulane out of the AAC also has two players as does Troy out of the Sun Belt and so too does San Diego State and Nevada out of the Mountain West.