Ohio North-South Classic continues remarkable run in Super Bowl XLVI

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Super Bowl XLVI: Ohio Players

Today is the 46th rendition of the NFL’s Super Bowl. Question: How many
Super Bowls have had at least one Ohio HS North-South Classic alumnus in
them? The answer is shocking. The nation’s longest HS all-star game has
produced astonishing results.


Today is the 46th rendition of the NFL’s Super Bowl. Question: How many Super Bowls have had at least one Ohio HS North-South Classic alumnus in them? The answer is shocking. The nation’s longest HS all-star game has produced astonishing results.

When the New York Giants and New England Patriots kickoff Super Bowl XLVI today it will mark the 44th time in 46 tries that the Ohio High School North-South Classic has held at least one roster spot in the Super Bowl. 44 in 46. Amazing.

The only two Super Bowls with no Ohio North-South Classic Alumni? II and XXXII.

This year, Ohio North-South Classic Alumni include:

New York Giants
Mario Manningham, WR, (Michigan/Warren Harding)
Jimmy Cordle, OL, (Ohio State/Lancaster)
Greg Jones, LB (Michigan State/Moeller)
Jake Ballard, TE (Ohio State. Springboro)
Chase Blackburn, LB (Akron/Marysville)

New England Patriots
Brian Hoyer, QB (Michigan State/Saint Ignatius)

Other Ohio Grads in Super Bowl include:
Matt Light, New England, OL (Purdue/Greenville)
Zoltan Mesko, New England, P (Michigan/Twinsburg)
Antwaun Molden, New England, DB (Eastern Kentucky/Glenville)

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