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Williams Continues Super Bowl Streak

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Williams Continues Super Bowl Streak

FAYETTEVILLE – When Super Bowl XLVII kicks off Sunday evening, it will feature former Razorback Bobbie Williams, who lettered at Arkansas from 1996-99. Williams was drafted in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles and also played for the Cincinnati Bengals, where he started 118 games from 2004-11. He has appeared in 164 games with 138 starts during his 13-year NFL career.

The Razorbacks have been represented in five straight Super Bowls and if the Ravens win will have a winner for thefourth straight year. Arkansas now has 31 former student-athletes or coaches who have been affiliated with a Super Bowl team.

FORMER RAZORBACKS IN THE SUPER BOWL

PLAYER TEAM SUPER BOWL (OPPONENT)
Lance Alworth, WR Dallas VI (Miami)
Steve Atwater, S Denver XXIV (S.F.), XXXII (G.B.), XXXIII (Atlanta)
Ravin Caldwell, LB Washington XXII (Denver), XXVI (Buffalo)
Mike Cherry, QB N.Y. Giants XXXV (Baltimore)
SteveCox, P Washington XXII (Denver)
Henry Ford, DT/DE Tennessee XXIV (St. Louis)
Brett Goode, LS Green Bay XLV (Pittsburgh)
Ryan Hale, DT N.Y. Giants XXXV (Baltimore)
Dan Hampton, DE Chicago XX (NewEngland)
Madre Hill, RB Oakland XXXVII (Tampa Bay)
Raylee Johnson, DE San Diego XXIX (San Francisco)
Greg Lasker, S N.Y. Giants XXI (Denver)
Jim Lindsey, RB Minnesota IV (Kansas City)
Ryan Mallett, QB New England XLVI (N.Y. Giants)
Brison Manor, DE Denver XII (Dallas)
Mitch Petrus, OG N.Y. Giants XLVI (New England)
Dave Reavis, OT Pittsburgh IX (Minnesota), X (Dallas)
Billy Ray Smith, DT Baltimore Colts III (N.Y. Jets), V (Dallas)
R.C. Thielemann, OG Washington XXII (Denver)
Tony Ugoh, OT Indianapolis XLIV (New Orleans
N.Y. Giants XLVI (New England)
Bobbie Williams, OG Baltimore XLVII (San Francisco)
Dennis Winston, LB Pittsburgh XIII (Dallas), XIV (L.A. Rams)

COACH TEAM SUPER BOWL (OPPONENT)
Raymond Berry* New England XX (Chicago)
Don Breaux* Washington XVII (Miami), XVIII (L.A. Raiders), XXII (Denver), XXVI (Buffalo)
Joe Gibbs* Washington XVII (Miami), XVIII (L.A. Raiders), XXII (Denver), XXVI (Buffalo)
Bill Johnson* New Orleans XLIV (Indianapolis)
Jimmy Johnson Dallas XXVII (Buffalo), XXVIII (Buffalo)
John Mitchell* Pittsburgh XXX (Dallas), XL (Seattle), XLIII (Arizona), XLV (G.B.)
Barry Switzer Dallas XXX (Pittsburgh)
Fred Von Appen* San Francisco XIX (Miami), XXIII (Cincinnati)

*Coached at Arkansas

OWNER TEAM SUPER BOWL (OPPONENT)
Jerry Jones Dallas XXVII (Buffalo), XXVIII (Buffalo), XXX (Pittsburgh)


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