Denver Broncos Roster 2014, College football fan, you’re going to watch the Super Bowl in two weeks. But if you don’t already have a favorite team, you’re probably going to fall back on college ties in order to make your pick. That’s where we come in.
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The Seahawks have 20 players from West Coast conferences, more than they have from any other region. The Broncos have 14. Broncos VP John Elway played at Stanford. Ten of Broncos head coach John Fox’s career stops have been west of the Mississippi, with his college days and intro to coaching coming at San Diego State. And Pete Carroll is as Pacific as it gets.
But the Broncos’ roster leans Southern, from Peyton Manning to Demaryius Thomas to Champ Bailey. And that comes through even more when we look at starters. If we were to count Texas as Southern, then 17 of Denver’s 24 starters played college football at schools in the South, compared to 11 for Seattle.