BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 1,2022) -- A total of 27 former players from current Southeastern Conference institutions are on the active rosters of the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams, the two National Football League teams who will square off in Super Bowl LVI on February 13. That number reflects players on active rosters only and does not include any injured reserve or practice squad players.
This year's Super Bowl will be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., marking only the second time in NFL history (and second consecutive) for a team to play in a Super Bowl hosted at their home stadium.
Florida and LSU lead the SEC with five former players represented in the Super Bowl, while Alabama and Georgia are next with four each. Texas A&M has three.
Ten 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 on five occasions since 2006.
Cincinnati Bengals (13)
Brandon Allen (Arkansas); Joe Burrow (LSU); Trayveon Williams (Texas A&M); Ja'Marr Chase (LSU); C.J. Uzomah (Auburn); Trey Hill (Georgia); Fred Johnson (Florida); Jonah Williams (Alabama); Tyler Shelvin (LSU); Damion Square (Alabama); Vernon Hargreaves III (Florida); Mike Hilton (Ole Miss); Evan McPherson (Florida).
Los Angeles Rams (14)
Odell Beckham Jr. (LSU); Kendall Blanton (Missouri); Bobby Brown III (Texas A&M); Blake Countess (Auburn); Leonard Floyd (Georgia); Van Jefferson (Florida); Ernest Jones (South Carolina); Terrell Lewis (Alabama); Sony Michel (Georgia); Von Miller (Texas A&M); Brandon Powell (Florida); A'Shawn Robinson (Alabama); Matthew Stafford (Georgia); Andrew Whitworth (LSU).