Kansas Athletics Congratulates Justin Hartwig On Super Bowl Victory

Feb. 3, 2009

Former Kansas offensive lineman Justin Hartwig became the 13th former Jayhawk to earn a Super Bowl ring when the Pittsburgh Steelers won this year’s Super Bowl. The 13 Kansas players have combined for 19 Super Bowl victories.

Hartwig, the Steelers’ starting center, is a seven-year NFL veteran. He was a three-year starter at Kansas and earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors as a senior in 2001.

In all 24 former Kansas football players have participated in a combined 35 Super Bowls all-time.

Ex-Jayhawks With Super Bowl Rings

Player, Team, Super Bowl

Gilbert Brown, Green Bay, XXXI

Larry Brown, Pittsburgh, IX, X, XIII, XIV

Don Davis, New England, XXXVIII, XXXIX

Justin Hartwig, Pittsburgh, XLIII

Bobby Johnson, New York Giants, XXI

Lindsay Mason, Oakland, XV

Curtis McClinton, Kansas City, IV

Elvis Patterson, New York Giants, XXI and Dallas, XXVIII

John Riggins, Washington, XVII

Dana Stubblefield, San Francisco, XXIX

Harry Sydney, San Francisco, XXIII, XXIV

Alvin Walton, Washington, XXII

Ron Warner, Tampa Bay, XXXVII