If the Super Bowl has moved down the list of your priorities this year maybe this will help. If you don't feel much like cheering for the two teams playing, perhaps you'd like to cheer for some of the players that come from our area. South Dakota, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Iowa are represented in the game this year.

Nathan Gerry, Beau Allen, Carson Wentz. Getty Images

Philadelphia Eagles

  • Nathan Gerry - Linebacker. Sioux Falls, South Dakota native and Washington High grad,  played for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
  • Beau Allen - Defensive Tackle. From Minnetonka, Minnesota, went to collage in Wisconsin.
  • Carson Wentz - Quarterback (injured). Graduated from high school in Bismark, North Dakota and went to North Dakota State.
Cole Croston, James Ferentz, Riley McCarron. Getty Images

New England Patriots

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