...every Super Bowl match-up has featured at least one player on their rosters who played in the "Big 33" (PA/OH) All-Star Game.
This year's participants are:
New York Giants: (WR) Mario Manningham, (FB) Henry Hynoski, (LB) Chase Blackburn, (G) Chris Snee, (RB) Da'rel Scott, & (CB) Brandon Bing
New England Patriots: (QB) Brian Hoyer, (P) Zoltan Mesko, (FB) Lousaka Polite, (WR) Dorin Dickerson, & (C) Dan Koppen
Manningham - (OH)/Michigan Wolverines
Hynoski - (PA)/Pitt Panthers
Blackburn - (OH)/Akron Zips
Snee - (PA)/Boston College Eagles
Scott - (PA)/Maryland Terrapins
Bing - (PA)/Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Hoyer - (OH)/Michigan State Spartans
Mesko - (OH)/Michigan Wolverines
Polite - (PA)/Pitt Panthers
Dickerson - (PA)/Pitt Panthers
Koppen - (PA)/Boston College Eagles
This is also the 14th straight Super Bowl to feature an Ohio State Buckeye on one of the teams' rosters, the last game where there was not a Buckeye was the 1998 Super Bowl between Green Bay and Denver.