Amukamara Joins a Long List of Super Bowl Huskers

This year will be the fifth straight season Nebraska will have a player in the Super Bowl.

Cornerback and first round pick Prince Amukamara joins a list of 51 other Huskers who have made 65 appearances in 32 of the 45 Super Bowls.

Amukamara joins Husker legends such as Grant Wistrom, Roger Craig, Tom Rathman, Irving Fryar, Dave Humm and Vince Ferragamo.

XLVI (2011) – Prince Amukamara, CB, New York Giants
XLV (2010) – Brandon Jackson, RB, Green Bay Packers
XLIV (2009) – Scott Shanle, LB, New Orleans
XLIV (2009) – Carl Nicks, OL, New Orleans
XLIV (2009) – Cody Glenn, LB, Indianapolis Colts
XLIII (2008) – Ralph Brown, CB, Arizona Cardinals
XLII (2007) – Le Kevin Smith, DT, New England Patriots
XLII (2007), XXXIX (2004), XXXVIII (2003) – G, Russ Hochstein, New England Patriots
XL (2005) – Josh Brown, PK, Seattle Seahawks
XL, XXXVI, XXXIV – Grant Wistrom, DE, St. Louis Rams (2)/Seattle
XXXVIII (2003) – Mike Minter, S, Carolina Panthers
XXXVIII (2003) – Mike Rucker, DE, Carolina Panthers
XXXVII (2002) – Eric Johnson, S/LB, Oakland Raiders
XXXVII (2002) – Adam Treu, C, Oakland Raiders
XXXVII, XXIX – John Parrella, DT, San Diego/Oakland
XXXV (2000) – Christian Peter, DT, New York Giants
XXXIV (1999) – Doug Colman, LB, Tennessee Titans
XXXIII (1998) – Michael Booker, CB, Atlanta Falcons
XXXIII, XXXII – Neil Smith, DE, Denver Broncos
XXXII (1997) – Tony Veland, CB, Denver Broncos
XXXI, XXXII – Tyrone Williams, CB, Green Bay Packers
XXXI (1996) – Calvin Jones, RB, Green Bay Packers
XXX (1995) – Brenden Stai, Pittsburgh Steelers
XXX (1995) – Donta Jones, LB, Pittsburgh Steelers
XXVIII (1993) – Nate Turner, RB, Buffalo Bills (DNP)
XXIV (1989) – Jamie Williams, TE, San Francisco 49ers
XXIV (1989) – Marc Munford, LB, Denver Broncos
XXIV, XXIII – Tom Rathman, FB, San Francisco 49ers
XXIV, XXIII, XIX – Roger Craig, RB, San Francisco, 49ers
XXIII (1988) – Jim Skow, DE, Cincinnati Bengals
XXII (1987) – Brian Davis, CB, Washington Redskins
XX (1985) – Irving Fryar, WR, New England Patriots
XX (1985) – Henry Waechter, DT, Chicago Bears
XIX (1984) – Bill Barnett, DE, Miami Dolphins
XVIII, XV – Bob Nelson, LB, Los Angeles Raiders
XVIII, XI – David Humm, QB, Oakland/L.A. Raiders
XVII (1982) – Andra Franklin, RB, Miami Dolphins
XVI (1981) – Willie Harper, LB, San Francisco 49ers
XVI (1981) – Rod Horn, NT, Cincinnati Bengals
XV (1980) – Raymond Phillips, LB, Philadelphia Eagles
XIV (1979) – Vince Ferragamo, QB, Los Angeles Rams
XIV (1979) – George Andrews, LB, Los Angeles Rams
XI (1976) – Monte Johnson, LB, Oakland Raiders
XI (1976) – Rik Bonness, LB, Oakland Raiders
IV, VIII, IX, XI – Mick Tingelhoff, C, Minnesota Vikings
IX (1974) – Joe Blahak, CB, Minnesota Vikings (DNP)
VII (1972) – Pat Fischer, CB, Washington Redskins
VII (1972) – Ron McDole, DE, Washington Redskins
VII (1972) – Ted Vactor, CB, Washington Redskins
II (1967) – Kent McCloughan, CB, Oakland Raiders
II (1967) – Warren Powers, S, Oakland Raiders

Information obtained from Huskers.com.

By Chris Peters

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