(Stats Carry out) – Unsung heroes no extra, former FCS gamers could have an opportunity to make an affect in soccer’s largest recreation.
On Feb. 7, a robust group that performed within the decrease half of Division I faculty soccer will line up for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tremendous Bowl LV.
The Chiefs will search to repeat as Tremendous Bowl champs after eliminating the Buffalo Payments 38-24 within the AFC Championship Recreation on Sunday. Three of their FCS gamers – Tanoh Kpassagnon (Villanova), Khalen Saunders (Western Illinois) and Alex Brown (South Carolina State) – had been members of final yr’s championship workforce.
The Bucs, who beat the Inexperienced Bay Packers 31-26 within the NFC Championship Recreation, will turn out to be the primary workforce to play the Tremendous Bowl of their house stadium.
AFC (VISITING TEAM)
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Antonio Hamilton, CB, South Carolina State
Daniel Kilgore, C, Appalachian State
Tanoh Kpassagnon, DE, Villanova
Khalen Saunders, DT, Western Illinois
Alex Brown, DB, South Carolina State
Bryan Witzmann, OG, South Dakota State
NFC (HOME TEAM)
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Cameron Brate, TE, Harvard
Cam Gill, OLB, Wagner
Joe Haeg, OT, North Dakota State
Nick Leverett, OG, North Carolina Central (Rice grad switch)
Ryan Smith, CB, North Carolina Central
Aaron Stinnie, OG, James Madison
Justin Watson, WR, Penn
Josh Wells, OT, James Madison
Quinton Bell, OLB, Prairie View A&M
Travis Jonsen, WR, Montana State
Josh Pearson, WR, Jacksonville State
Brad Seaton, OL, Villanova