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SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage

For the Denver Broncos, there's Montee Ball, the former Heisman Trophy finalist and one of Wisconsin's all-time greatest running backs. For the Seattle Seahawks, there's Russell Wilson, whose one year in Madison will never be forgotten, alongside O'Brien Schofield and Chris Maragos, who was gracious enough to chat with us last week.

Jake and Scott also aired their Maragos interview on the latest episode of Kielbasa Kings, which you can listen to below to also hear some picks for the game:

Overall, there are 13 Big Ten alums playing tonight. Our friends at Land-Grant Holy Land have compiled the full list:

Denver Broncos (6)

Name, Position, School (Joined NFL)

Kevin Vickerson*, DT, Michigan State (2005 NFL Draft - seventh round)
Eric Decker, WR, Minnesota (2010 NFL Draft - third round)
Stewart Bradley*, LB, Nebraska (2007 NFL Draft - third round)
Marquice Cole, CB, Northwestern (2007 undrafted free agent)
Shaun Phillips, DE, Purdue (2004 NFL Draft - fourth round)
Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin (2013 NFL Draft - second round)


Adam Gase, Offensive Coordinator (Attended Michigan State from 1996-99)
Dave Magazu, Offensive line coach (Graduate assistant at Michigan in 1983)
Jay Rodgers, Defensive line coach (Played at Indiana from 1996-98 and was a recruiting intern with Ohio State in 2000)

Seattle Seahawks (7)

Name, Position, School (Joined NFL)

Kellen Davis, TE, Michigan State (2008 NFL Draft - fifth round)
Jordan Hill, DT, Penn State (2013 NFL Draft - third round)
Michael Robinson, FB, Penn State (2006 NFL Draft - fourth round)
Cliff Avril, DE, Purdue (2008 NFL Draft - third round)
Chris Maragos, FS, Wisconsin (2010 undrafted free agent)
O'Brien Schofield, LB, Wisconsin (2010 NFL Draft - fourth round)
Russell Wilson, QB, Wisconsin (2012 NFL Draft - third round)


Pete Carroll, Head coach (Secondary coach at Ohio State in 1979)
Darrell Bevell, Offensive Coordinator (Played quarterback at Wisconsin from 1992-95)
Pat Ruel, Assistant Offensive line coach (Offensive line and assistant coach at Michigan State from 1998-99)
Sherman Smith, Running backs coach (Assistant coach at Illinois from 1992-94)
Robert Saleh, Defensive quality control coach (Assistant coach at Michigan State from 2002-03)
Mondray Gee, Assistant strength & conditioning coach (Went to Michigan State for undergrad and graduate degrees from 1996-01)

* Injured Reserve

Pretty stats

Odds to Win Super Bowl MVP at Bovada

Peyton Manning (DEN) 8/5
Russell Wilson (SEA) 13/4
Marshawn Lynch (SEA) 6/1
Demaryius Thomas (DEN) 16/1
Wes Welker (DEN) 16/1
Richard Sherman (SEA) 16/1
Percy Harvin (SEA) 16/1
Knowshon Moreno (DEN) 18/1
Eric Decker (DEN) 20/1
Julius Thomas (DEN) 25/1
Golden Tate (SEA) 33/1
Earl Thomas (SEA) 33/1
Doug Baldwin (SEA) 40/1
Montee Ball (DEN) 50/1
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (DEN) 50/1
Kam Chancellor (SEA) 66/1
Danny Trevathan (DEN) 66/1
Champ Bailey (DEN) 66/1
Zach Miller (SEA) TE 75/1
Matt Prater (DEN) 100/1
Steven Hauschka (SEA) 100/1
Duke Ihenacho (DEN) 100/1
Michael Bennett (SEA) 100/1
Field (Any Other Player) 20/1

How to watch Super Bowl XLVIII

Teams: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2014

Kickoff time: 6:25 EST / 5:25 CST

Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Super Bowl score by quarter: Live SB Nation scoreboard

Live stream: FOX Sports Go (Sign-in is not required during the Super Bowl TV broadcast)

TV channel: FOX (A full list of international broadcasters is available here)

Radio: NFL on Westwood One (Choose your station here), with Kevin Harlan as the play-by-play announcer

Announcers: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman; Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews are sideline reporters

Officials: Terry McAulay and his crew

Current odds: Broncos by 2-1/2 | O/U: 48

Halftime show performance: Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chili Peppers

National anthem: Renee Fleming

Current ticket prices: