Georgia, Rutgers Tied With 4 Players Each To Lead Super Bowl Rosters

first_img They shared a backfield in college.Now @TG3II and @Flyguy2stackz take centerstage at #SBLIII…against each other. pic.twitter.com/ySlNAhoyTY— NFL (@NFL) January 29, 2019Bill Belichick loves his Rutgers players, and has three on the roster, all at defensive back. Brothers Devin and Jason McCourty and joined by Duron Harmon.The fourth Scarlet Knight, Sebastian Joseph-Day, plays defensive tackle for the Rams.Super Bowl Bros. @McCourtyTwins #SuperBowl #NFLKnights pic.twitter.com/pjCnMzGJsd— Rutgers Football (@RFootball) January 31, 2019There’s a big group of schools with three Super Bowl alumni each: Auburn, Cal, Florida, Iowa, Miami, Ohio State, Oregon, Oregon State, USC, and Washington.[NCAA] Todd Gurley of Georgia runs past a defender.ATHENS, GA – SEPTEMBER 7: Todd Gurley #3 of the Georgia Bulldogs carries the ball against T. J. Gurley #20 of the South Carolina Gamecocks at Sanford Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)With both Super Bowl teams featuring a Georgia Bulldog as their starting running back, it shouldn’t surprise that UGA is among the best represented college programs at today’s game.The team tied with Georgia may surprise though.Like the Dawgs, Rutgers has four alumni playing in today’s game.Georgia and Rutgers lead the pack, as do the conferences they come from. 21 SEC players are playing in the Super Bowl, edging out the 20 from the Big Ten.Georgia has running back Sony Michel and center David Andrews on the New England Patriots roster, and running back Todd Gurley and linebacker Ramik Wilson on the Los Angeles Rams.last_img read more