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Superbowl XLIX: Check out where members of the Patriots and Seahawks played in college
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With the Super Bowl being one of the most tweeted events of the year, for the second straight year, we take a look at where members of the New Englans Patriots and Seattle Seahawks played in college. Last year's Super Bowl was the most tweeted single-day sport event of the year at 24.9 million tweets! NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SUBDIVISION 5 Patriots and 6 Seahawks are from FCS schools Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois James Develin, Brown Brian Tyms, Florida A&M Dan Connolly, SE Missouri State Kyle Arrington, Hofstra Tarvaris Jackson, Alabama State Bryan Walters, Cornell Brock Coyle, Montana Jeremy Lane, Northwestern State Marcus Burley, Delaware DeShawn Shead, Portland State NCAA DIVISION II 2 Patriots and 1 Seahawk are from DII schools Zach Moore, Concordia (St. Paul, Minn) Malcolm Butler, West Alabama Ricardo Lockette, Fort Valley State NCAA DIVISION III Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka played for Middlebury College before playing as a graduate student at NC State. FOOTBALL AND RESEARCH Patriots/Seahawks roster breakdown by current conference affiliation Big Ten: 18 Pac-12: 18 SEC: 18 ACC: 10 Big 12: 9 C-USA: 3 Mt West: 4 AAC: 4 MAC: 4 Sun Belt: 1 Independent: 2 FCS: 11 DII: 3 Canada: 1 Russell Wilson played baseball for NC State from 2008-2010. The New England Patriots won the Super Bowl 28-24 Katy Perry performed during the half-time show.