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Herd well represented in Super Bowl

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 11:29 PM

HUNTINGTON -- Conference USA is represented by seven players in Super Bowl XLVII and four are from the Marshall Thundering Herd.

Marshall has Albert McClellan and Omar Brown with the Baltimore Ravens while C.J. Spillman and Randy Moss play for the San Francisco 49ers.

Only the Miami Hurricanes (seven) and Oregon Ducks (five) have more players in the game than Marshall.

The other C-USA alumni playing Sunday are Baltimore fullback Vonta Leach (East Carolina), San Francisco fullback Bruce Miller (UCF) and Baltimore offensive lineman Jah Reid (UCF).

Baltimore Ravens

No. 50 Albert McClellan


6-foot-2, 255 pounds

Lakeland, Fla.

2012 stats: 49 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble

Second NFL season

No. 38 Omar Brown


5-foot-11, 195 pounds

Moncks Corner, S.C.

2012 stats: 3 tackles, 1 sack

Rookie NFL season

San Francisco 49ers

No. 27 C.J. Spillman


6-foot, 199 pounds

Louisville, Ky.

2012 stats: 11 tackles

Fourth NFL season

No. 84 Randy Moss

Wide receiver

6-foot-4, 210 pounds

Rand, W.Va.

2012 stats: 28 receptions, 434 yards, 3 TDs

14th NFL season



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