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11 Fictional Football Players Who Totally Could Have Played in the Super Bowl

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Richard Sherman, who? Peyton Manning, what?

With Super Bowl XLVIII now behind us, we can turn our attention from actual football players to those who passed and ran for touchdowns on the small screen.

Indeed, the television world is littered with talent quarterbacks - some who suffered career-ending injuries and others better known for their voice than their arm - and running backs, all of whom have entertained us in various ways over the years.

Which of these fictional stars win your personal Lombardi Trophy? With apologies to Matt Saracen (we couldn't select only Friday Lights characters), click through the choices below and then decide on your MVP...

11 Game-Winning Fictional Football Players
He suffered a catastrophic spine injury in high school. But the numbers he put up prior to that injury cannot be ignored.
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Jason Street

1. Jason Street

He suffered a catastrophic spine injury in high school. But the numbers he put up prior to that injury cannot be ignored.


Tim Riggins

2. Tim Riggins

Need to pick up that tough yard for a first down? Who would you prefer to carry the ball than Tim Riggins?


Finn Hudson

3. Finn Hudson

Finn ended up being better known for his voice than for his arm. But he served as a inspiration for all teammates.


Manny Delgado

4. Manny Delgado

It's early in his career. But Manny Delgado has potential... at least when it comes to looking good on the field.


Demetrius "D.H." Harris

5. Demetrius "D.H." Harris

Demetrius "D.H." Harris was a star running back for the Cougars on ESPN's Playmakers. He had some temper problems.


AC Slater

6. AC Slater

AC Slater excelled in a number of sports for the Bayside Tigers. Football, of course, was very much among them.


Derwin Davis

7. Derwin Davis

Derwin Davis was a wide receiver on BET's The Game. He swung many matchups in the favor of the San Diego Sabres.


Clark Kent

8. Clark Kent

Clark Kent played quarterback for a bit for the Smallville High School Crows. He was very fast and strong.


Jack Pappas

9. Jack Pappas

Jack Pappas was the religious star on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He was all about Hail Marys in more ways than one.


Drew Boyd

10. Drew Boyd

Drew Boyd came out as gay on Queen as Folk. Talk about a different kind of quarterback sneak!


Smash Williams

11. Smash Williams

Brian "Smash" Williams had an ego and, at one point, a steroid problem. But he also had enough talent to land a Division I scholarship.


Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

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    Did anyone see Aziz Ansari's FNL bowl tweets?




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