Amazing Big 33 streak continues...

Bucks43201's picture
January 24, 2012 at 4:31p
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...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.

Comments

Bj Mullens over Sully's picture

Is Ballard injured? Haven't seen him out there the bit I've watched games recently

Favorite Buckeye: Obviously BJ Mullens

Bucks43201's picture

Yes - he was injured his knee against ATL, I think. Nothing major, but regardless -- he has been a pleasant surpise this year. Suprisingly, he was not a Big 33 Game participant, btw.

"You win with people." - Woody Hayes

BoFuquel's picture

Jake has a knee spain,had some injections. should be ready for SB.

I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then.