Originally written on Busted Coverage  |  Last updated 1/24/13
With the Super Bowl less than two weeks away we thought it was a good time to do some digging. We have broken down both the 49ers and Ravens rosters and found some pretty interesting facts and numbers regarding where each player went to college. Was the SEC dominant? Which school led the way? Which schools should be embarrassed by their lack of representation? Check out ten notable facts in the gallery and the full roster breakdown below. FULLSCREENKate Upton Strips For Anartictic Photo ShootFLBP Is Good For Your Blood Pressure21 Reasons Athletes' Lives Are Way Better Than YoursThe 20 Hottest Photos of Sarah Hyland20 Perfectly Timed Photos Of ‘WTF?!’21 WAGs You Need To Follow On InstagramGuess That Celebrity RackSexiest Photos of Gracie CarvalhoHOTLINKSSuper Bowl XLVII Rosters By Collegesofvar cmgGallery = {'info': 'Super Bowl XLVII Rosters By Colleges','galid': '207773','photos': [{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/url3.jpg","imagewidth":"600","imageheight":"450","imagetitle":"SEC Means Business","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"The SEC has 15 former players in the Super Bowl (No, we didn't include Texas A&M and Missouri). Not one SEC school has more than 2.\n\nHere's the breakdown:\n\nAlabama: 2\nAuburn: 2\nFlorida: 2\nGeorgia: 2\nOle Miss: 2\nSouth Carolina: 1\nLSU: 1\nTennessee: 1\nMississippi State: 1\nArkansas: 1"},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/url4.jpg","imagewidth":"540","imageheight":"405","imagetitle":"Even The Ivy League Is Present","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"Matt Birk, the center for the Ravens, is the only player in the Super Bowl from an Ivy League school. He went to Harvard."},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/usc-sucks.jpg","imagewidth":"265","imageheight":"400","imagetitle":"What happened to USC?","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"There are ZERO players from USC in Super Bowl XLVII. Not one."},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/super-bowl-rosters.jpg","imagewidth":"600","imageheight":"350","imagetitle":"super-bowl-rosters","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":""},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/really-alabama.jpg","imagewidth":"400","imageheight":"600","imagetitle":"Really, Alabama?","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"Fun Fact: Washburn University (Topeka, KS) has the same amount of players in the Super Bowl as Alabama does: 2. \n\nWashburn: Michael Wilhoite (49ers) & Cary WIlliams (Ravens)\n\nAlabama: Terrence Cody & Courtney Upshaw (Ravens)"},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/utah-cheerleaders-e1359050083758.jpg","imagewidth":"400","imageheight":"600","imagetitle":"Utah Has How Many?!","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"As was the case with Marshall, Utah has a surprise second place finish with four players.\n\n49ers: Alex Smith\n\nRavens: Ma'ake Kemoeatu, Paul Kruger, Reed Davis"},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/url2.jpg","imagewidth":"562","imageheight":"400","imagetitle":"Texas Longhorns Tied For Second","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"Another team that is sending four players, the Longhorns have two players on each team.\n\n49ers: Tarell Brown, Leonard Davis\n\nRavens: Chykie Brown, Justin Tucker"},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/url.jpg","imagewidth":"340","imageheight":"400","imagetitle":"Marshall Making It's Presence Felt","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"Marshall, yes that Marshall, is also tied for second place with 4 former members of the Thundering Herd heading to New Orleans.\n\n49ers: Randy Moss, C.J. Spillman\n\nRavens: Omar Brown, Albert McClellan"},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/url1.jpg","imagewidth":"600","imageheight":"350","imagetitle":"Oregon Placing Second","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"One of five schools tied for second place, Oregon is also seeing 4 former players in the Super Bowl.\n\n49ers: LaMichael James, Will Tukuafu\n\nRavens: Ed Dickson, Haloti Ngata"},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/ohio-state-leading-the-pack.jpg","imagewidth":"432","imageheight":"450","imagetitle":"Ohio State Represented Well In S.F.","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"Ohio State, in second place, has four players representing the Buckeyes in the Super Bowl, all of which are on the 49ers: Alex Boone, Ted Ginn, Jr., Larry Grant and Donte Whitner."},{"imageurl":"http:\/\/coedbc.files.wordpress.com\/2013\/01\/miami-leading-the-pack.jpg","imagewidth":"600","imageheight":"450","imagetitle":"Miami Leading The Pack","imagecredit":"","imagedesc":"Obviously The U is the most represented team in Super Bowl XLVII. They have five players in the big game including 3 Ravens (Ray Lewis, Bryant McKinnie, Ed Reed) and two 49ers (Tavares Gooden, Frank Gore)."}]}; 49ers Ohio State (4): Alex Boone (G/T), Ted Ginn, Jr. (WR), Larry Grant (LB), Donte Whitner (S) Virginia (2) Amhad Brooks (LB), Cam Johnson (LB) Texas (2): Tarell Brown (CB), Leonard Davis (G) Michigan State (2): Garrett Celek (TE), Trenton Robinson (S) Texas Tech (2): Michael Crabtree (WR), Darcel McBath (S) Miami (FL) (2): Tavares Gooden (LB), Frank Gore (RB) Oregon (2): LaMichael James (RB), Will Tukuafu (FB/DT) Marshall (2): Randy Moss (WR), C.J. Spillman (S) Missouri (2): Aldon Smith (LB), Justin Smith (DT) Louisville (1): David Akers (K) Penn State (1): Navarro Bowman (LB) Bellhaven (1): Tramaine Brock (DB) Oklahoma State (1): Perrish Cox (DB) South Carolina (1): Chris Culliver (CB) Rutgers (1): Anthony Davis (T) Maryland (1): Vernon Davis (TE) Washington (1): Dashon Goldson (S) Michigan (1): Jonathan Goodwin (C) Colorado State (1): Clark Haggans (LB) Air Force (1): Chad Hall (WR) Southern Illinois (1): Jewel Hampton (RB) Idaho (1): Mike Iupati (G) LSU (1): Ricky Jean-Francois (DT) Illinois (1): A.J. Jenkins (WR) Arizona State (1): Brian Jennings (TE/LS) Texas A&M (1): Tony Jerod-Eddie (DT) Nevada (1): Colin Kaepernick (QB) Appalachian St. (1): Daniel Kilgore (G) Pittsburgh (1): Andy Lee (P) Wake Forest (1): Joe Looney (G) Florida (1): Ray McDonald (DT) Central Florida (1): Bruce Miller (FB) Auburn (1): Carlos Rogers (CB) Utah (1): Alex Smith (QB) Hawaii (1): Isaac Sopoaga (DT) Central Michigan (1): Joe Staley (T) Wisconsin (1): Scott Tolzien (QB) Central Missouri (1): Delanie Walker (TE) Washburn (1): Michael Wilhoite (LB) Notre Dame (1): Ian Williams (DT) Mississippi (1): Patrick Willis (LB) Ravens Utah (3): Ma’ake Kemoeatu (NT), Paul Kruger (LB), Reed Davis (WR/RS) Miami (FL) (3): Ray Lewis (LB), Bryant McKinnie (T), Ed Reed (S) Texas (2): Chykie Brown (CB), Justin Tucker (K) Marshall (2): Omar Brown (S), Albert McClellan (LB) Alabama (2): Terrence Cody (DT), Courtney Upshaw (LB) Oregon (2): Ed Dickson (TE), Haloti Ngata (DT) Georgia (2): Dannell Ellerbe (LB), DeAngelo Tyson (DE) Delaware (2): Joe Flacco (QB), Gino Gradkowski (G/C) Georgia Tech (1): Anthony Allen (RB) UCLA (1): Brendon Ayanbadejo (LB) Oklahoma State (1): Billy Bajema (TE) Harvard (1): Matt Birk (C) Florida State (1): Anquan Boldin (WR) Auburn (1): Josh Bynes (LB) Iowa (1): Sean Considine (S) Tennessee (1): Morgan Cox (LS) Indiana (1): Tandon Doss (WR) New Hampshire (1): Corey Graham (CB) Arkansas State (1): Bryan Hall (DT) Prairie View A&M (1): Adrian Hamilton (LB) Morehouse (1): Ramon Harewood (T) Massachusetts (1): James Ihedigbo (SS) Cal Poly (1): Asa Jackson (CB/RS) Louisville (1): Chris Johnson (DB) Syracuse (1): Arthur Jones (DE) Lane (1): Jacoby Jones (WR/RS) Nebraska (1): Sam Koch (P) East Carolina (1): Vonta Leach (FB) Mississippi State (1): Pernell McPhee (DE) Mississippi (1): Michael Oher (T) Iowa State (1): Kelechi Osemele (G/T0 Temple (1): Bernard Pierce (RB) BYU (1): Dennis Pitta (TE) Purdue (1): Bernard Pollard (S) Rutgers (1): Ray Rice (RB) Colorado (1): Jimmy Smith (CB) Maryland (1): Torrey Smith (WR) Arizona State (1): Terrell Suggs (LB) Virginia Tech (1): Tyrod Taylor (QB) Florida (1): Deonte Thompson (WR) Arkansas (1): Bobbie Williams (G) Washburn (1): Cary Williams (CB) Iowa (1): Marshal Yanda (G/T) Filed under: Football, NFL
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