For the third straight year, there will be no former OU players on either Super Bowl team.
Fifty-seven Sooners have been on rosters in past Super Bowls, and 28 have earned Super Bowl rings. Twenty-five of them actually played in the big game (those listed in bold were starters):
Carl McAdams (at OU 1963-65), Linebacker, New York Jets: Made 2 tackles in Super Bowl III.
Bobby Boyd (1957-59), Cornerback, Baltimore: Made 2 tackles in Super Bowl III.
Eddie Hinton (1966-68), Receiver, Baltimore: Caught 5 passes for 51 yards in Super Bowl V.
Ralph Neely (1962-64), Offensive Tackle, Dallas: Played left tackle in Super Bowls V, X, and XII.
Jim Riley (1964-66), Defensive End, Miami: Made 6 tackles including 1 sack in Super Bowl VI.
Kyle Davis, Dallas (1972-74), Center, Dallas: Made 1 tackle for punt return unit in Super Bowl X.
Randy Hughes (1972-74), Safety, Dallas: Made 2 tackles, recovered 2 fumbles and picked off 1 pass in Super Bowl XII; made 1 tackle in Super Bowl XIII.
Kenny King (1976-78), Fullback, Oakland: Had 6 carries for 18 yards and caught 2 passes for 93 yards; he caught an 80-yard pass from Jim Plunkett to put the Raiders ahead, 14-0, en route to a 27-10 win over Philadelphia. King had 3 carries for 12 yards and caught a couple of passes for 8 yards in Super Bowl XVIII for the Los Angeles Raiders (the Raiders played in L.A. from 1982-94).
Reggie Kinlaw (1975-78), Nose Tackle, Oakland: Made 3 tackles in Super XV and 6 tackles in Super Bowl XVIII.
Greg Pruitt (1970-72), Halfback/Kick Returner, Los Angeles Raiders: Carried 5 times for 17 yards, returned 3 punts for 8 yards (2 fair catches), and 1 kickoff return for 17 yards in Super Bowl XVIII. His kickoff return set up a 70-yard scoring drive.
Uwe von Schmann (1976-78), Kicker, Miami: Made 2 PATs, kicked a 20-yard field goal, and handled kickoff duties in Super Bowl XVII. Uwe kicked field goals of 37, 31 and 30 yards, made 1 PAT and handled kickoff duties in Super Bowl XIX.
Tony Peters (1973-74), Safety, Washington: Defended 2 passes and broke up 1 in Super Bowl XVII.
Jackie Shipp (1980-83), Linebacker, Miami: Made 1 tackle in Super Bowl XIX.
Steve Sewell (1981-84), Running Back, Denver: Had 3 carries for 4 yards and caught 2 passes for 12 yards in Super Bowl XXI. Steve tossed 1 pass for 23 yards, caught 4 passes for 41 yards, and carried once for -3 yards in Super Bowl XXII. He caught 2 passes for 22 yards, and made 1 tackle on a fumble return in Super Bowl XXIV.
Rickey Dixon (1984-87), Safety, Cincinnati: Made 1 tackle in Super Bowl XXIII.
Dwight Drane (1980-83), Cornerback, Buffalo: Made 1 tackle in Super Bowl XXV, and 5 tackles in Super Bowl XXVI.
Tony Casillas (1982-85), Defensive Tackle, Dallas: Made 3 tackles in Super Bowl XXVII, and followed with 5 tackles in Super Bowl XXVIII.
Scott Case (1982-83), Safety, Dallas: Broke up a pass, forced 1 fumble, and had 6 tackles in Super Bowl XXX.
Terry Ray (1988-91), Safety, New England: Recorded 3 tackles in Super Bowl XXXI.
Keith Jackson (1984-87), Tight End, Green Bay: Caught 1 pass for 10 yards in Super Bowl XXXI.
Darrius Johnson (1992-95), Cornerback, Denver: Made 1 tackle in Super Bowl XXXII. He followed that with 1 tackle and 1 interception in Super Bowl XXXIII.
Joe Bowden (1989-91), Linebacker, Tennessee: Recorded 3 tackles in Super Bowl XXXIV.
Cedric Jones (1992-95), Defensive End, N.Y Giants: Had 1 tackle in Super Bowl XXXV.
Garrett Hartley (2004-07), Placekicker, New Orleans: Kicked 3 field goals (46, 44, 47 yards) and 1 PAT for 11 points to lead the Saints in scoring in Super Bowl XLIV.
Remi Ayodele (2004-05), Defensive Tackle, New Orleans: Started at right tackle in Super Bowl XLIV.