Andrew Wylie, a football alum, helped the Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LVII.

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Wylie is the fifth ex-EMU athlete to have won multiple Super Bowl championships.

Arizona’s Glendale (EMUEagles.com) – A football player from Eastern Michigan University has won the Super Bowl for the fourteenth time! The Kansas City Chiefs and Andrew Wylie made national headlines tonight when they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, 38-35. Wylie, a member of the Chiefs, was playing in his third Super Bowl in the previous four years.

Wylie is one of just four former student-athletes from Eastern Michigan University who has won two Super Bowl rings. Wylie is one of 11 former Eastern football players to play in a Super Bowl (Reggie Garrett – Steelers, John Banaszak – Steelers, Ron Johnson – Steelers, Charlie Batch – Steelers). Wylie is now one of just six ex-players from Eastern Michigan to win a Super Bowl (won Super LIV – 2020- with Chiefs).

Chris Creighton, the head coach of EMU, remarked, “What an incredible game.” Congratulations to Andrew Wylie for winning another Super Bowl. Eastern Michigan football as a whole is thrilled and pleased!

Wylie’s climb to the top of the NFL has been a protracted, Hollywood-style story of perseverance, devotion, and determination.

Wylie left Eastern Michigan undrafted and spent time with four different organizations before settling down with the Chiefs. Along with his tenure with the Los Angeles Chargers and Chiefs, Wylie also spent time with the practice squads of the Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts.

After being cut from the Chargers practice squad, the former EMU lineman signed with the Chiefs in December 2017. The next January, he was added to the Chiefs’ active roster, and the following season, he made his NFL debut.

Wylie has started 62 of his 73 career NFL games and made his KC debut against the Cincinnati Bengals. He started tonight’s game at right tackle for his first-ever Super Bowl appearance.

Wylie, who was selected to the 2016 Third Team All-MAC, was one of the EMU frontline’s pillars throughout his time at Eastern Michigan. As the Eagles participated in a playoff bowl for the first time in 29 years, he started each of the team’s 13 games at right tackle. His 47 appearances were equal for 12th most all-time at EMU, and his 46 starts at the end of his career placed him fourth all-time.

Wylie’s 34-inch vertical at EMU’s Pro Day would have been two full inches taller than the next-best offensive linemen at the NFL Combine. His 4.5-second 20-yard shuttle would have placed second, while his 9-foot-7-inch broad jump would have tied for first.

Wylie’s participation in Super Bowl LVII made him the 19th former EMU player to take the field in the NFL’s championship game.

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EMU’s Super Bowl Champions (14)
Reggie Garrett – Steelers – 1974 (Super Bowl IX)
Reggie Garrett – Steelers – 1974 (Super Bowl X)
John Banaszak – Steelers – 1975 (Super Bowl X)
John Banaszak – Steelers – 1978 (Super Bowl XIII)
Ron Johnson – Steelers – 1978 (Super Bowl XIII)
John Banaszak – Steelers – 1979 (Super Bowl XIV)
Ron Johnson – Steelers – 1979 (Super Bowl XIV)
Lional Dalton – Ravens – 2001 (Super Bowl XXXV)
Charlie Batch – Steelers – 2005 (Super Bowl XL)
Charlie Batch – Steelers – 2008 (Super Bowl XLIII)
TJ Lang – Packers – 2010 (Super Bowl XLV)
Andrew Wylie – Chiefs – 2020 (Super Bowl LIV)
Patrick O’Connor – Buccaneers – 2021 (Super Bowl LV)
Andrew Wylie – Chiefs – 2023 (Super Bowl LVII)

EMU’s Super Bowl Appearances (19)
Reggie Garrett – Steelers – 1974 (Super Bowl IX)
Reggie Garrett – Steelers – 1974 (Super Bowl X)
Dave Boone – Vikings – 1974 (Super Bowl IX)
John Banaszak – Steelers – 1975 (Super Bowl X)
John Banaszak – Steelers – 1978 (Super Bowl XIII)
Ron Johnson – Steelers – 1978 (Super Bowl XIII)
John Banaszak – Steelers – 1979 (Super Bowl XIV)
Ron Johnson – Steelers – 1979 (Super Bowl XIV)
Clarence Chapman – Bengals – 1981 (Super Bowl XVI)
Lional Dalton – Ravens – 2001 (Super Bowl XXXV)
Jason Short – Eagles – 2004 (Super Bowl XXXIX)
Charlie Batch – Steelers – 2005 (Super Bowl XL)
Charlie Batch – Steelers – 2008 (Super Bowl XLIII)
TJ Lang – Packers – 2010 (Super Bowl XLV)
Charlie Batch – Steelers – 2010 (Super Bowl XLV)
Andrew Wylie – Chiefs – 2020 (Super Bowl LIV)
Andrew Wylie – Chiefs – 2021 (Super Bowl LV)
Patrick O’Connor – Buccaneers – 2021 (Super Bowl LV)
Andrew Wylie – Chiefs – 2023 (Super Bowl LVII)

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