Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, February 8, 2016

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Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Who has the longest punt return in Super Bowl history?

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After Sunday night, the answer is former Penn State wide receiver Jordan Norwood, who returned a punt 61 yards in Denver's 24-10 victory over Carolina in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Norwood was one of 16 former Big Ten stars competing in Super Bowl 50, and one of nine, not including Vernon Davis, who played at Maryland before the school entered the Big Ten, to win an NFL championship ring.

Here's how all of the ex-Big Ten names fared Sunday night:

Philly Brown, WR, Ohio State – 4 rec., 80 yards

Kurt Coleman, S, Ohio State – tackles
Devin Funchess, WR, Michigan – 2 rec., 40 yards
Ted Ginn Jr., WR, Ohio State – 4 rec., 74 yards; 3 PR, 2 yards
Brad Nortman, P, Wisconsin – 7 punts, 315 yards
Andrew Norwell, G, Ohio State – No stats
Kawann Short, DT, Purdue – 1 tackle


Owen Daniels, TE, Wisconsin – 1 rec., 18 yards
Vernon Davis, TE, Maryland* – No stats
James Ferentz, C, Iowa – No stats
Bennie Fowler, WR, Michigan State – Caught two-point conversion
Darius Kilgo, NT, Maryland – No stats
Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana – No stats
Jordan Norwood, WR, Penn State – 1 PR, 61 yards

Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State – 2 tackles, 3 PD
Michael Schofield, T, Michigan – 1 tackle
Trevor Siemian, QB, Northwestern – No stats

* — Indicates a player who played at school before it entered the Big Ten.