This is not college football but nearly everyone watches at least some of the Super Bowl. So, if you are one who does not care about the NFL and are stuck watching the game make sure to pick a team. Mainly because there will be someone there ask who you are rooting for and apparently some people don't like the answer of 'hope it's a good game.'
This is where we step in to help you pick a team.
First off, there are 13 former Mountain West players in this game, and that is the fifth most out of any conference and more than the Big 12. To go further, there are 10 on the Denver Broncos and three on the Carolina Panthers.
Colorado State is going all out to make sure people know they have a connection in Super Bowl 50 with this graphic which mentions any connection with the and Broncos. If you are a Colorado State fan you are more than likely a Broncos fan.
Here is the breakdown of players per college and pro team.
Colorado State - 3
Denver: Shaquill Barrett, Ty Sambrailo (IR) and Kapri Bibbs (Practice Squad)
Nevada - 3
Denver: Virgil Green, Brandon Marshall and Kyle Roberts (Practice Squad)
Boise State - 2
Denver: Matt Paradis and Ryan Clady (IR)
San Diego State - 2
Denver: Aaron Brewer and Ronnie Hillman
Fresno State - 1
Carolina: Ben Jacobs
San Jose State - 1
Carolina: Bene Benwikere (IR)
Utah State - 1
Carolina: Tyler Larsen (Futures Roster)