In addition to former Gophers Antoine Winfield Jr. and Tyler Johnson, several other players and coaches in Super Bowl LV have Minnesota ties.
QB Patrick Mahomes Jr.: The son of former Twins pitcher Patrick Mahomes Sr.
WR Tajae Sharpe: Former Vikings receiver is on the Chiefs' practice squad.
LB Damien Wilson: Played for the Gophers in 2013 and 2014.
Eric Bieniemy: The Kansas City offensive coordinator is a former Vikings assistant.
Brendan Daly: The Chiefs run game coordinator/defensive line coach, a former Vikings assistant, is making his fifth consecutive Super Bowl appearance with the Patriots and Chiefs.
Greg Lewis: The receivers coach is a former Vikings receiver.
QB Tom Brady: As the football world learned leading up to Super Bowl LII, Brady's mom, Galynn, grew up on a dairy farm in Browerville, Minn. Tom was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, but visited often as a lad.
OL Joe Haeg: Went to Brainerd High School and North Dakota State.
OL Mike Remmers: Former Vikings guard/tackle will start at left tackle for the Chiefs.
P Matt Wile: The former Viking is on the practice squad punter.
Tom Moore: The 82-year-old offensive consultant is a former Gophers and Vikings assistant coach.
Kevin Ross: The cornerbacks coach is a former Vikings assistant.