Birmingham, Ala. - A total of 26 former players from current Southeastern Conference institutions are on the full rosters of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, the two National Football League teams who will square off for Super Bowl LII on February 4.
Players listed on active rosters for the two squads who hail from current SEC institutions, not including practice squad and injured reserve, total 18.
Arkansas leads the SEC with four former players represented, while Alabama, Florida, Georgia and LSU each have three.
Twelve SEC schools will have at least one player represented in the Super Bowl. A representative from a SEC institution has been named MVP of the Super Bowl in five of the last 12 seasons.
|School||Number Of Players|
|Ole Miss||Brandon Bolden||RB|
|LSU||Ricky Jean Francois||DL|
|South Carolina||Stephon Gilmore||CB|
|Texas A&M||Martellus Bennett||TE|
|Mississippi State||Fletcher Cox||DT|
|South Carolina||Alshon Jeffery||WR|