By Matt Sugam
It was guaranteed that a Rutgers player would hoist the Lombardi Trophy. It was just a matter of it would be one or two.
Rice had 59 yards on 20 carries and four catches for 19 yards. Silvestro is a member of the practice squad.
The two become the eighth and ninth Rutgers players to win the Super Bowl.
Here’s the list of other former Rutgers players to win the Super Bowl:
Brandon Bing New York Giants XLVI
Darnell Stapleton Pittsburgh Steelers XLIII
Shaun O’Hara New York Giants XLII
Gary Brackett Indianapolis Colts XLI
Harry Swayne Baltimore Ravens XXXV
Harry Swayne Denver Broncos XXXIII
Harry Swayne Denver Broncos XXXII
James Jenkins Washington Redskins XXVI
Bill Pickel Los Angeles Raiders XVIII