2015 Super Bowl Alums (National)

California leads all states with 15 players, but Texas is right behind at 14. Florida, which had the most players two years ago, checks in with nine. Illinois has one of its highest totals ever (and possibly its record) with seven. The only school in the nation with more than one alum in the game is Dominguez (Compton, Calif.).

Sports betting on the Super Bowl, of course, is almost as much of a tradition as the game itself and a great site to check out is SportsBettingAcumen.com.

Here is this year’s national/international list of Super Bowl Alumni (listed by state from where each player graduated from high school):

Alabama
Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (Lanier, Montgomery)

Arkansas
Seahawks DT Kevin Williams (Arkadelphia)

Players from the 2005 Dominguez of Compton football team (including Richard Sherman) plus head coach Willie Donnerson (in lower right hand corner) celebrate after winning CIF Southern Section Division III title. Photo: Scott Kurtz.

Players from the 2005 Dominguez of Compton football team (including Richard Sherman & Jeron Johnson) plus head coach Willie Donnerson (in lower right hand corner) celebrate after winning CIF Southern Section Division III title. Photo: Scott Kurtz.


California
Patriots LB Akeem Ayers (Verbum Dei, Los Angeles)
Patriots QB Tom Brady (Serra, San Mateo)
Patriots DB Brandon Browner (Sylmar)
Patriots WR/RB Julian Edelman (Woodside)
Seahawks TE Cooper Helfet (Redwood, Larkspur)
Seahawks DB Jeron Johnson (Dominguez, Compton)
Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (Oakland Tech, Oakland)
Seahawks WR Chris Matthews (Dorsey, Los Angeles)
Seahawks DB DeShawn Shead (Highland, Palmdale)
Seahawks DB Richard Sherman (Dominguez, Compton)
Seahawks LB Malcolm Smith (Taft, Woodland Hills)
Seahawks RB Robert Turbin (Irvington, Fremont)
Patriots RB Shane Vereen (Valencia)
Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner (Colony, Ontario)
Patriots OL Ryan Wendell (Diamond Bar)
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll (Redwood, Larkspur)

Colorado
Patriots OL Nate Solder (Buena Vista)

Delaware
Patriots DB Duron Harmon (Caesar Rodney, Camden)

District of Columbia
Patriots DB Tavon Wilson (H.D. Wilson)

Florida
Seahawks DL Cliff Avril (Clay, Green Cove Springs)
Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin (Gulf Breeze)
Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount (Taylor County, Perry)
Seahawks QB B.J. Daniels (Lincoln, Tallahassee)
Seahawks OL Lemuel Jeanpierre (Timber Creek, Orlando)
Patriots OL Bryan Stork (Vero Beach)
Patriots WR Brian Tyms (Dillard, Fort Lauderdale)
Patriots RB James White (St. Thomas Aquinas, Fort Lauderdale)
Patriots DL Vince Wilfork (Santaluces, Lantana)

Georgia
Seahawks OL James Carpenter (Hephzibah)
Seahawks DE Demarcus Dobbs (Calvary Baptist Day, Savannah)
Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin (Stephenson, Stone Mountain)
Seahawks WR Ricardo Lockette (Monroe, Albany)

Hawaii
Seahawks OL Max Unger (Hawaii Prep, Kamuela)

Illinois
Patriots LB Darius Fleming (St. Rita, Chicago)
Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo (Rolling Meadows)
Patriots TE Michael Hoomanawanui (Central Catholic, Bloomington)
Seahawks TE Tony Moeaki (Wheaton Warrenville South)
Patriots DL Zach Moore (Simeon, Chicago)
Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich (Lincoln-Way Central, New Lenox)
Seahawks LB O’Brien Schofield (North Chicago Community, Chicago)

Indiana
Patriots DT Chris Jones (Brownsburg)

Louisiana
Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (Scotlandville, Baton Rouge)
Seahawks C Patrick Lewis (East St. John, Reserve)
Seahawks DB Tharold Simon (Eunice)

Maryland
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (Annapolis)

Massachusetts
Seahawks K Steven Hauschka (Needham)

Michigan
Patriots RB Jonas Gray (Detroit Country Day, Birmingham)

Mississippi
Patriots DB Malcolm Butler (Vicksburg)
Patriots LB Jamie Collins (Franklin County, Meadville)
Patriots PK Stephen Gostkowski (Madison Central)
Seahawks WR Kevin Norwood (D’Iberville)
Patriots LB Chris White (Vancleave)
Seahawks LB K.J. Wright (Olive Branch)

Missouri
Seahawks OT Justin Britt (Lebanon)
Patriots OL Dan Connolly (Marquette, Chesterfield)

Montana
Seahawks LB Brock Coyle (Bozeman)

New Jersey
Patriots LB Jonathan Casillas (New Brunswick)
Patriots DB Devin McCourty (St. Joseph Regional, Montvale)
Patriots DB Logan Ryan (Eastern, Voorhees)
Patriots TE Tim Wright (Wall)

New Mexico
Patriots DL Alan Branch (Cibola, Albuquerque)

New York
Patriots DE Chandler Jones (Union-Endicott)
Patriots DL Joe Vellano (Christian Brothers, Albany)

North Carolina
Seahawks OL J.R. Sweezy (Mooresville)

Ohio
Patriots DB Nate Ebner (Hilliard Davidson)
Patriots OL Josh Kline (Mason)

Oklahoma
Seahawks OL Alvin Bailey (Broken Arrow)

Oregon
Patriots P Ryan Allen (West Salem)

Pennsylvania
Patriots FB James Develin (Boyertown Area)
Seahawks OT Garry Gilliam (Hershey)
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (Woodland Hills, Churchill)
Patriots DB Darrell Revis (Aliquippa)

South Carolina
Seahawks DT Landon Cohen (Spartanburg)
Seahawks DB Byron Maxwell (Fort Dorchester, North Charleston)
Seahawks DL Tony McDaniel (Keenan, Columbia)

Tennessee
Patriots LB Dont’a Hightower (Marshall County, Lewisburg)

Texas
Seahawks DL Michael Bennett (Alief Taylor, Houston)
Patriots WR Josh Boyce (Copperas Cove)
Patriots OL Marcus Cannon (Odessa)
Patriots OL Cameron Fleming (Cypress Creek, Cypress)
Seahawks LS Clint Gresham (Ray, Corpus Christi)
Seahawks DE David King (Strake Jesuit, Dallas)
Patriots WR Brandon LaFell (Lamar, Houston)
Seahawks DB Jeremy Lane (John Tyler, Tyler)
Seahawks RB Christine Michael (West Brook, Beaumont)
Seahawks OL Keavon Milton (Canton)
Seahawks LB Michael Morgan (Skyline, Dallas)
Seahawks OL Russell Okung (George Bush, Richmond)
Seahawks DB Steven Terrell (Allen)
Seahawks DB Earl Thomas (West Orange-Stark, West Orange)

Utah
Patriots OT Jordan Devey (American Fork)
Seahawks FB Will Tukuafu (East, Salt Lake City)

Virginia
Patriots LS Danny Aiken (Cave Spring, Roanoke)
Seahawks DB Marcus Burley (Highland Springs)
Seahawks DB Kam Chancellor (Maury, Norfolk)
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (Collegiate Prep, Richmond)

Washington
Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse (Lakes, Lakewood)
Seahawks WR Bryan Walters (Juanita, Kirkland)

Canada
Seahawks P Jon Ryan (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate, Regina, SK)
Seahawks TE Luke Willson (St. Thomas of Villanova, La Salle, ON)

Germany
Patriots OL Sebastian Vollmer

Mark Tennis is the co-founder and publisher of CalHiSports.com. He can be reached at markjtennis@gmail.com. Don’t forget to follow Mark on the Cal-Hi Sports Twitter handle: @CalHiSports


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