Former Penn State football starter Donovan Smith wins Super Bowl

LAS VEGAS, Nv. (WHTM) – Former Penn State football player Donovan Smith earned his second Super Bowl ring on Sunday when the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Fransisco 49ers in overtime.

The offensive tackle won his first Super Bowl in 2020 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who downed the Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl LV.

Smith was originally drafted 34th overall by the Buccaneers in the 2015 NFL Draft and signed with Kansas City in May 2023. In total Smith started 124 games with Tampa, starting 12 with Kansas City this season.

With the win, Smith became the 12th former Penn State player to win more than one Super Bowl.

The other former Nittany Lions with more than one Super Bowl ring are as follows:

  • Jack Ham (Super Bowl IX, X & XIII)

  • Franco Harris (Super Bowl IX, X, XIII & XIV)

  • Kareem McKenzie (Super Bowl XLII & XLVI)

  • Stefen Wisniewski (Super Bowl LII & LIV)

  • Matt Millen (Super Bowls XV, XVIII, XXIV & XXVI)

  • Pete Kugler (Super Bowls XVI, XXIII & XXIV)

  • Dave Robinson (Super Bowl I & II)

  • Bruce Bannon (Super Bowl VII & VIII – Bannon was inactive for VII)

  • Rich Millot (Super Bowl XVII & XXII)

  • Matt Bahr (Super Bowl XIV & XXV)

  • Chris Bahr (Super Bowl XV & XVIII)

Chris Hogan, who played three years of lacrosse at Penn State before joining the Monmouth Hawks as a wide receiver for one season, also won two Super Bowls with the New England Patriots in 2017 and 2019.

Smith will be entering free agency this offseason.

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