Which Power 5 conference has the most players in the Super Bowl? Here's where the B1G ranks
The Big Ten will be represented by an impressive 20 players at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
That’s second-most of all the Power 5 conferences, behind only the SEC (24). The Big Ten’s 20 players doubles up the next best conference.
Here’s a look at the data, provided by FOX:
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The Big Ten has 11 players on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and nine players on the Kansas City Chiefs.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- QB Tom Brady, Michigan
- LB Lavonte David, Nebraska
- DL Khalil Davis, Nebraska
- DL William Gholston, Michigan State
- WR Chris Godwin, Penn State
- WR Tyler Johnson, Minnesota
- LB Anthony Nelson, Iowa
- OL Donovan Smith, Penn State
- DL Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska
- S Antoine Winfield Jr., Minnesota
- OL Tristan Wirfs, Iowa
Kansas City Chiefs
- OL Nick Allegretti, Illinois
- RB Le’Veon Bell, Michigan State
- DE Frank Clark, Michigan
- DE Mike Danna, Michigan
- QB Chad Henne, Michigan
- LB Anthony Hitchens, Iowa
- LB Ben Niemann, Iowa
- LB Damien Wilson, Minnesota
- OL Stefen Wisniewski, Penn State
There will be seven Big Ten teams represented: Michigan, Nebraska, Michigan State, Penn State, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. Notably, Ohio State will not have a player represented in the Super Bowl.
Kick off is at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday.