The Super Bowl 55 matchup between the Chiefs and Buccaneers will probably be a showcase for LSU.
The Tigers have essentially the most former gamers within the recreation with six – together with Kansas Metropolis’s Tyrann Mathieu, Clyde-Edwards Helaire and Darrel Williams and Tampa Bay’s Leonard Fournette, Devin White and Kevin Minter. A complete of 10 colleges have three or extra gamers within the recreation.
Surprisingly, Alabama and Ohio State – colleges that might nearly kind their very own NFL groups – don’t have any gamers on this yr’s recreation.
This is a breakdown of the Chiefs and Buccaneers’ rosters by school.
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Tremendous Bowl gamers by school
Here’s a take a look at the roster by school in Tremendous Bowl 55:
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Chiefs roster by school
The total Kansas Metropolis Chiefs roster will be seen here. LSU has three gamers on the roster, one among our groups with three or extra gamers on the staff.
Patrick Mahomes is the lone Texas Tech participant on both roster.
Clemson has three gamers on the roster, with Bashaud Breeland, Sammy Watkins and Dorian O’Daniel. Michigan’s Frank Clark, Chad Henne and Mike Danna are on the staff, and Mississippi State additionally has three gamers in Willie Homosexual, Chris Jones and Martinas Rankin.
Kansas Metropolis has 14 gamers from SEC colleges on its roster.
Mathieu completed fifth within the Heisman Trophy voting in 2011.
Buccaneers roster by school
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster will be seen right here.
LSU has three gamers on the roster; one among two groups with three or extra gamers on the staff.
Tom Brady is the lone participant from Michigan on the Buccaneers roster. Nebraska has three gamers on Tampa Bay’s roster in Lavonte Davis, Ndamukong Suh and Khalil Davis.
Tampa Bay has 11 gamers from the SEC and 10 gamers from the Large Ten on its roster. The Buccaneers have a number of gamers from 4 totally different Large Ten colleges on the staff.
Suh completed fourth within the Heisman Trophy voting in 2009. Fournette completed sixth within the Heisman voting in 2015.
Tremendous Bowl roster oddities
— We talked about Ohio State and Alabama not having a participant within the Tremendous Bowl. That’s a rarity for the massive recreation, as one Ohio College was in a position to level out figuring out security Javon Hagan will play within the recreation.
— Colorado State-Pueblo, a Division II program, has a participant on each groups. Kansas Metropolis’s Mike Pennel and Tampa Bay’s Ryan Jensen will signify the ThunderWolves in Tremendous Bowl 55.
— Extra proof gamers can come from wherever. Eight gamers in Tremendous Bowl 55 performed within the FCS, together with two from James Madison in Aaron Stinnie and Josh Wells. Seven performed in Division II and one performed in Division III.
— The SEC nonetheless leads all conferences with 25 gamers within the Tremendous Bowl. The Large Ten ranks second with 20, adopted by the ACC (11), Pac-12 (5) and Large 12 (4).
— Iowa has 4 gamers between the 2 groups. Anthony Hitchens and Ben Niemann play for the Chiefs, and Anthony Nelson and Tristan Wirfs play for the Buccaneers.