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BWTB: Super Bowl connections

Posted Jan 30, 2014



As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, we take a look at the Houston Texans' college connections to members of the two teams participating on the NFL's biggest stage. 

Texans-Seahawks College Connections

Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll (2001-09) coached at USC when Texans LB Brian Cushing (2005-08) played there.
Texans CB Kareem Jackson (2007-09) played at Alabama with Seahawks G James Carpenter (2009-10).
Texans S Shiloh Keo (2006-10) played at Idaho with Seahawks DE Benson Mayowa (2009-12).
Texans CB Johnathan Joseph (2004-05) played at South Carolina with Seahawks WR Sidney Rice (2004-07) and G Lemuel Jeanpierre (2005-08).
Texans RB Arian Foster (2004-08) played at Tennessee with Seahawks DT Tony McDaniel (2003-06).
Texans K Randy Bullock (2008-11) played at Texas A&M with Seahawks RB Christine Michael (2009-12).
Texans T Duane Brown (2003-07) played at Virginia Tech with Seahawks S Kam Chancellor (2006-09).
Texans DE J.J. Watt (2008-10) and TE Garrett Graham (2005-09) played at Wisconsin with Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (2007-10) and FS Chris Maragos (2007-09).


Texans-Broncos College Connections

Texans CB Brice McCain (2005-2008) played for Utah with Broncos G Zane Beadles (2005-09).
Texans CB Brandon Harris (2008-10) and ILB Darryl Sharpton (2006-09) played for Miami with Broncos T Orlando Franklin (2007-10).
Texans C Ben Jones (2008-11) played for Georgia with Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (2006-08).
Texans T Andrew Gardner (2005-08) played for Georgia Tech with Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas (2006-08).
Texans LS Jon Weeks (2004-06) played for Baylor with Broncos C J.D. Walton (2006-09).

Keep an eye out for these special connections as you watch Sunday's Super Bowl.


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