Shaq Mason (L) and Adam Butler (R) bring a Middle Tennessee flair to football's Big Game
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Super Bowl LII is little over a week away, and the anticipation is running high. The crisp, polished offense of the New England Patriots is set to take on the hard-nosed, blue collar Philadelphia Eagles in a matchup that has pundits talking of an upset. Here at MCSN, we're talking about connections -- local connections, that is.
Derek Barnett, who we've covered in another article, is probably the most notable connection to this year's Clash of the Best, but there are others that have a Middle Tennessee link that are playing in this year's Big Game.
Two of those are anchors for the offensive and defensive lines for the AFC Champion Patriots. Shaq Mason, starting right guard for the Patriots, was born and raised in Columbia,...