NFL Super Bowl Champions Born In The State Of Texas
Ahh yes we love football in Texas. Baseball might be the national pastime of the United States but it's no surprise that many people LOVE football. Since 1966, we've many players win Super Bowl rings but how many players were born in the state of Texas? Turns out quite a lot of players have come from Texas, sometimes winning multiple Super Bowls. How about we start a Texas TEAM; the Cowboys?
Bob Lilly (Dallas Cowboys):
From Onley, TX, Bob "Mr. Cowboy" Lilly, was part of the Dallas Cowboy's defensive team for 14 seasons. Including during their first Super Bowl win at Super Bowl VI.
Don Maynard (New York Jets):
NY Jets fans know these next two names: the first being Crosbyton's Don Maynard: 4 time AFL All Star & was on the Jets for Super Bowl III. He passed away in January 2022 in Ruidoso, New Mexico but he's still remembered fondly.
John Elliot (New York Jets):
Another member of the winning Super Bowl III Jets team, Beaumont's John Elliot was a defensive lineman for the Jets. John also passed away years ago, November 11th, 2010. But anytime you watch Super Bowl III, just know both John & Don were responsible for their win.
Tony Hills (Pittsburgh Steelers):
A few Texans have played for my mom's favorite team: The Pittsburgh Steelers. Dallas's Tony Hills was part of the Steelers offense during Super Bowl XLIII.
Casey Hampton (Pittsburgh Steelers):
Galveston's Casey Hampton is a 2 time Super Bowl Champ: once in Super Bowl XL & Super Bowl XLIII alongside Tony. Although you probably remember him for his nickname... Big Snack.
Aaron Ross (New York Giants):
Another 2 time Super Bowl champ from Texas is San Antonio's Aaron Ross. He's won twice with the Giants in Super Bowl XLII & Super Bowl XLVI. Both times he's helped beaten the New England Patriots. (sorry Pats fans).
Trent Brown (New England Patriots):
While we're talking about the Patriots, they helped give Bastrop Texas's Trent Brown a Super Bowl Ring during Super Bowl LIII against the Rams. (Don't worry we'll get there Rams fans).
Dan Neil (Denver Broncos):
That Broncos Nation might be familiar with this name: the offensive lineman from Houston that became a back to back 2 time Super Bowl champ at Super Bowl XXXII & XXXIII.
Earl Thomas (Seattle Seahawks):
Orange's Earl Thomas was a former safety for the Seattle Seahawks. He earned his ring during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Broncos. He was so good, he was one of the top 100 players during the 2015 season.
Justin Tucker (Baltimore Ravens):
One of the best kickers in the league of the modern age, possibly of all time, Houston's Justin Tucker is known for his legendary field goals. He's also a super bowl champ, helping the Baltimore Ravens beat the 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII.
Nick Foles (Philadelphia Eagles):
The QB responsible for the Eagles (so far only) Super Bowl win at Super Bowl LII, Austin's Nick Foles is a name that Philly is very familiar with, and very thankful for I'm sure.
Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints):
It's a shame that Drew Brees only has one Super Bowl ring to his name, but that's one more than I'll ever get! The Dallas QB scored his ring with the Saints at Super Bowl XLIV against the Colts.
Patrick Mahomes (Kansas City Chiefs):
Certainly one of the best QBs in recent NFL history, Tyler's Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs to a Super Bowl victory at Super Bowl LIV, the first time for the Chiefs since 1970. Patrick led the Chiefs to their 3rd victory in 2023 at Super Bowl LVII; the 2nd in his career.
Von Miller (Denver Broncos/Los Angeles Rams):
The last & most recent two time Texas SB champion; DeSoto's Von Miller won at Super Bowl 50 for the Broncos & Super Bowl LVI with the Rams.
We'll most likely see MORE names join this list in the future.
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