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15 Former MAC Players Headed To Super Bowl 1-31-2011

The Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in Super Bowl XLV in Dallas this Sunday at 6:30 p.m., with 15 former Mid-American Conference players participating in
the event.
The MAC is tied with the Big Ten Conference (15) with the second-most players on Super Bowl XLV rosters among FBS conferences, trailing only the SEC, which has 18 players participating in the game.
Former MAC Players on the Green Bay Packers roster:
  • S Atari Bigby Central Florida 2001-04
  • LB Diyral Briggs Bowling Green 2005-08
  • TE Tom Crabtree Miami 2005-08
  • CB Josh Gordy (R) Central Michigan 2006-09
  • DT Cullen Jenkins Central Michigan 1999-02
  • WR Greg Jennings Western Michigan 2002-05
  • OL T.J. Lang Eastern Michigan 2005-08
  • RB James Starks (R) Buffalo 2006-09
  • LB Frank Zombo Central Michigan 2006-09

Former MAC Players on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster:
  • QB Charlie Batch Eastern Michigan 1993-97
  • WR Antonio Brown (R) Central Michigan 2007-09
  • LB James Harrison Kent State 1999-01
  • QB Byron Leftwich Marshall 1999-02
  • QB Ben Roethlisberger Miami 2001-03
  • K Shaun Suisham Bowling Green 2001-04

More than 100,000 fans are expected to fill Cowboys Stadium in Arlington Texas for the big game.
Worldwide, the game will be televised in more than 200 countries and available to approximately 1 billion viewers
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