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Nebraska's Impressive Super Bowl Streak Lives On

Nebraska's flag waves in the wind.

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 24: A flag of the Nebraska Cornhuskers flys before the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

The Huskers have a ridiculous streak going.

There are stats, and then there are STATS. This is one of the latter.

For the 25th consecutive year, as Husker will be playing in the Super Bowl. That's right, a player that competed for Nebraska will take the field as a member of a Super Bowl team.

It's no surprise that's the longest streak in the country. When either New England or Jacksonville face off against either Minnesota or Philadelphia, at least one player went to Nebraska.

So, who should we be looking out for? Well, there are two former Huskers on New England, and one each on the Eagles and Vikings.

In the AFC, the New England Patriots feature running back Rex Burkhead and defensive lineman Vincent Valentine. Burkead is returning from injury, but will be available for the Patriots as they take on the Jags this Sunday.

Jeremiah Sirles and the Vikings will face Nate Gerry and the Eagles in the NFC championship game on Sunday night. That game is scheduled for a 6:40 p.m. ET kickoff.

Nebraska sets the mark once again and keeps its Super Bowl streak alive. Pretty impressive.

Is this stat mostly luck? Or perhaps do the Huskers just produce enough talent to permeate the NFL at every location?

Regardless, it's an impressive state. Good luck to the Huskers competing tomorrow, and for those that make it to the Super Bowl.