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The Southeastern Conference will be represented on Super Bowl Sunday by 20 players from 10 schools, including a league-high five from the University of Tennessee.

According to the team rosters of the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers, champions of the NFC, the SEC has more players in Super Bowl XLV than any other conference.

The Big Ten also will be well represented on Sunday. There are 18 former student-athletes with conference connections on the teams' rosters – and the Big Ten will feature at least one former player from each conference member in the Super Bowl. Ohio State University has a conference-best four players in the game.

The ACC (14), Big 12 (13), MAC (13) and Pac-10 (10) also have at least 10 players in the game.

Super Bowl XLV kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX.

 
Name Pos. Team School
FORMER SEC PLAYERS      
Anthony Madison DB Pittsburgh Alabama
Charlie Peprah S Green Bay Alabama
Brett Goode LS Green Bay Arkansas
Pat Lee CB Green Bay Auburn
Maurkice Pouncey C / G Pittsburgh Florida
Max Starks * T Pittsburgh Florida
Hines Ward WR Pittsburgh Georgia
Jarius Wynn DE Green Bay Georgia
Tim Masthay P Green Bay Kentucky
Ryan Clark FS Pittsburgh LSU
Matt Flynn QB Green Bay LSU
Howard Green NT Green Bay LSU
Quinn Johnson FB Green Bay LSU
Mike Wallace WR Pittsburgh Mississippi
Donald Lee TE Green Bay Mississippi State
Ramon Foster T Pittsburgh Tennessee
Chris Scott T Pittsburgh Tennessee
Chad Clifton T Green Bay Tennessee
Scott Wells C Green Bay Tennessee
Justin Harrell * DE Green Bay Tennessee
       
FORMER BIG TEN PLAYERS      
Rashard Mendenhall RB Pittsburgh Illinois
Antwaan Randle El WR Pittsburgh Indiana
Bryan Bulaga T Green Bay Iowa
Larry Foote LB Pittsburgh Michigan
LaMarr Woodley OLB Pittsburgh Michigan
Charles Woodson CB Green Bay Michigan
Flozell Adams T Pittsburgh Michigan State
Matt Spaeth TE Pittsburgh Minnesota
Trai Essex G Pittsburgh Northwestern
Will Allen S Pittsburgh Ohio State
A.J. Hawk LB Green Bay Ohio State
Ryan Pickett DE / NT Green Bay Ohio State
Matt Wilhelm LB Green Bay Ohio State
Jeremy Kapinos P Pittsburgh Penn State
Andrew Quarless TE Green Bay Penn State
Eugene Bright # TE Pittsburgh Purdue
Mike Neal * DE Green Bay Purdue
Mark Tauscher * T Green Bay Wisconsin
* -- Injured Reserve | # -- Practice Squad