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2016 Super Bowl: Mountain West has 13 former players on rosters

Who to root for in the Super Bowl? Lets go by college alma maters.

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

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 Rams 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)
Carolina: None

Nevada - 3
Denver: Virgil Green, Brandon Marshall and Kyle Roberts (Practice Squad)
Carolina: None

Boise State - 2
Denver: Matt Paradis and Ryan Clady (IR)
Carolina: None

San Diego State - 2
Denver: Aaron Brewer and Ronnie Hillman
Carolina: None

Fresno State - 1
Denver: None
Carolina: Ben Jacobs

San Jose State - 1
Denver: None
Carolina: Bene Benwikere (IR)

Utah State - 1
Denver: None
Carolina: Tyler Larsen (Futures Roster)