Illini's Super Bowl streak

Illini's Super Bowl streak

San Francisco receiver A.J. Jenkins makes this the 12th consecutive season that at least one former Illini will be on a roster for one of the Super Bowl teams. Here’s a look at how the former Illinois stars fared in the previous 11 showdowns.
Super Bowl XXXVI
New England 20, St. Louis 17

RB Robert Holcombe, St. Louis
Super Bowl XXXVII
Tampa Bay 48, Oakland 21

RB Jameel Cook, Tampa Bay
TE Ken Dilger, Tampa Bay
Super Bowl XXXVIII
New England 32, Carolina 29

DB Eugene Wilson, New England
WR Walter Young, Carolina
Super Bowl XXXIX
New England 24, Philadelphia 21

WR Greg Lewis, Philadelphia
DB Eugene Wilson, New England
Super Bowl Xl
Pittsburgh 21, Seattle 10

WR Walter Young, Pittsburgh
Super Bowl XlI
Indianapolis 29, Chicago 17

DB Kelvin Hayden, Indianapolis
WR Aaron Moorehead, Indianapolis
Super Bowl XlII
N.Y. Giants 17, New England 14

OL David Diehl, New York Giants
DB Eugene Wilson, New England
Super Bowl XlIII
Pittsburgh 27, Arizona 23

RB Carey Davis, Pittsburgh
LS Nathan Hodel, Arizona
RB Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh
K Neil Rackers, Arizona
Super Bowl XlIV
New Orleans 31, Indianapolis 17

DB Kelvin Hayden, Indianapolis
RB Pierre Thomas, New Orleans
Super Bowl XLV
Green Bay 31, Pittsburgh 25

RB Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh
Super Bowl XLVI
N.Y. Giants 21, New England 17

OT Dave Diehl, New York Giants
P Steve Weatherford, New York Giants

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