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SEC well represented in Super Bowl LII

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SEC Staff
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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.

SEC Schools Represented in Super Bowl LII:
School Number Of Players
Arkansas 4
Alabama 3
Florida 3
Georgia 3
Auburn 2
South Carolina 2
Vanderbilt 2
Ole Miss 1
Mississippi State 1
Tennessee 1
Texas A&M 1
New England Patriots (16)
School Player Position
Georgia David Andrews C
Ole Miss Brandon Bolden RB
Vanderbilt Adam Butler DL
LSU Ricky Jean Francois DL
Arkansas Trey Flowers DL
Florida Mike Gillislee RB
South Carolina Stephon Gilmore CB
Auburn Brandon King DB
Arkansas Deatrich Wise DL
Arkansas Cody Hollister WR
Texas A&M Martellus Bennett TE
Alabama Dont'a Hightower LB
Vanderbilt Andrew Jelks OL
Alabama Cyrus Jones CB
Auburn Jonathan Jones DB
Georgia Malcolm Mitchell WR
Philadelphia Eagles (10)
School Player Position
Tennessee Derek Barnett DE
Florida Trey Burton TE
Mississippi State Fletcher Cox DT
Georgia Dannell Ellerbe LB
South Carolina Alshon Jeffery WR
LSU Donnie Jones P
LSU Jalen Mills CB
Alabama Chance Warmack G
Florida Jaylen Watkins S
Arkansas Jason Peters T