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Big 33 Super Bowl streak turns 55 this year.

Written by: on Monday, January 25th, 2021

 

Its a streak that began when Northeast High Schools Herb Adderly, who played on the 1957 Big 33 team, suited up for the Green Bay Packers in the very first Super Bowl ever played. Since that day, 141 former Big 33 players have played in what will now be all 55 Super Bowls. This year’s edition will include 4 players and one general manager.  Let’s meet this years participants.

Chad Henne, A.Q. Shipley, Yasir Durant, Brett Veach, Frank Clark

 

Chad Henne, Wilson-West Lawn High School.  Chad played in the 2004 game that was won in a thriller by the Ohio team. Henne is a quarterback with the Kansas City Cheifs

AQ Shipley, Moon Area High School. AQ also played in the 2004 Big 33 Game. He’s a center for the Buccaneers, unfortunately, he won’t get to play due to an injury he got in late November.

Yasir Durant, Imhotep High School.  Yasir is the most recent Big 33 Alum in the Super Bowl, having played in the 2016 game, another thriller won by the Ohio team. Yasir is an offensive tackle for the Chiefs.

Brett Veach, Mt. Carmel High School. Brett played for PA in the 1997 game won by the PA squad, 21-20. Brett is the General Manager for the Chiefs.

Frank Clark, Glenville OH. Frank played on the 2011 Ohio team that decimated the PA team 50-14.  Frank is a defensive end for the Chiefs.

Also chosen for the Big 33 but elected not to play in the Big 33 game were Tampa Bay players Jordan Whitehead & Lesean McCoy and Chiefs lineman Stephan Wisniewski.

Here is the list of every Big 33/Super Bowl participant:

Herb Adderley Brandon Short
Harry Such Marc Edwards
Joe Namath Andy Katzenmoyer
Glenn Ressler Ty Law
Bob Vogel Marc Bulger
Ed Sharockman Tyoka Jackson
Roy Winston Jeff Christy
Myron Pottios Monte Kiffin
Ted Vactor Jon Ritchie
Frank Gallagher Charles Woodson
Terry Hanratty Dan Koppen
Tony Dorsett Gene Mruczkowski
Jack Dolbin Nick Goings
Matt Bahr Rodney Bailey
Dave Elmendorf Justin Kerpeikis
Matt Millen Hank Poteat
Joe Montana Tom Brisher
Archie Griffin Adrien Clarke
Jimmy Cefalo Bruce Perry
Russ Grimm Dan Kreider
Rich Milot Mike Logan
Dan Marino Ben Roethlisberger
John Frank Rian Wallace
Jimbo Covert Teryl Austin
Mike Hertenstine Rocky Booiman
Matt Suhey Marlin Jackson
Brad Benson Marvin Harrison
Tom Flynn Bob Sanders
Ken Karcher Robbie Gould
Bruce Kozerski John Gilmore
Steve Bono Tyler Everett
Jeff Hostetler Pierre Woods
Jim Kelly Kyle Brady
Frank Reich Dan Koppen
Mark Kelso Josh McDaniels
Mitch Frerotte Chase Blackburn
Jim Richter Chris Snee
Mark Stepnoski Sean McHugh
Dave Wannstedt Scott Paxson
Andre Coleman Doug Whaley
Eric Jonassen Seteave Breaston
Ed McCaffrey Steve Keim
Ron Milstead Zach Strief
Kevin Mitchell Darnell Dinkins
Anthony Peterson Anthony Gonzalez
Adam Walker Jamie Thomas
Ricky Watters Ryan Mundy
Donta Jones AJ Hawk
Tim Lewis Brandon Underwood
Eric Ravotti Matt Willhelm
Ty Las Mario Manningham
Curtis Martin Da’Rel Scott
Todd Rucci Henry Hynoski
Scott Zolak Lousaka Polite
Antonio Freeman Brian Hoyer
Steve Bono Zoltan Mesko
Vaugh Hebron Gino Gradkowski
Omar Brown Ted Ginn Jr
John Flannery Nate Stupar
Nate Hobgood-Chittick Zac Dysert
Orlando Pace Jordan Hill
Lorenzo Styles Steve Vallos
Mike Archie Gary Gilliam
Mike Frederick Darrelle Revis
Mike Munchak Brandon McManus
John Thornton Matt Schaub
Kim Herring Brian Hoyer
Jermain Lewis John Johnson
Kerry Collins Kevin Givens
Joe Jurevicius Frank Clark Jr
Brett Veach (GM)

 

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