In total, six former Ohio State Buckeye football players will participate in the biggest game of the year. The Panthers have four former Buckeyes that will be in the Super Bowl, to the Broncos two.
WR Corey Brown, WR Ten Ginn Jr., FS Kurt Coleman and G Andrew Norwell
FS Bradley Roby and TE Jeff Heuerman
Making an impact:
Ginn, Brown and Coleman showed up big time for the Panthers in the NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals.
In the first quarter, Glenville native, Ted Ginn Jr. scored the first touchdown of the game on a 22 yard run for the score to put the Panthers up 10-0. Ginn finished the game with two catches for 52 yards, and he one rushing touchdown. With less than a minute left in the first quarter, Corey Brown would catch a pass from Cam Newton and run it for an 86 yard touchdown. Brown finished the game with four catches for 113 yards, including the one score.
On defense, Kurt Coleman intercepted Cardinals QB Carson Palmer twice, and added two tackles.
No other school is represented more in the Super Bowl than Ohio State. Tennessee has four representatives between the two teams.
The Panthers and Broncos will battle in the 50th Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7th at 6:30 P.M. and you can catch the game Cleveland 19.
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