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Former South Carolina Gamecocks safety Darian Stewart plays big part in Broncos' Super Bowl win

Stewart put together a solid game to help the Broncos win their third Lombardi Trophy.

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It's going to be quite the night for safety Darian Stewart and the Denver Broncos: they won their third title with a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Stewart, a member of the South Carolina Gamecocks from 2006-2009, had a big hand in the victory as he registered three tackles, including a sack and a forced fumble.

Stewart is the 18th South Carolina to make it to the big game, and just the 10th to win it all. The last ex-Gamecock to be a part of a Super Bowl-winning team was Jamar Nesbitt, who was a member of the New Orleans Saints when they won Super Bowl XLIV. Nesbitt was an offensive guard on that squad. Robert Brooks, Steve Courson, Brad Edwards, Dan Reeves, George Rogers, Max Runager, Jay Saldi, Duce Staley and Anthony Wright are the other nine players to have won garnet and black and gone on to grab a Super Bowl ring.

On the other side: Dameire Byrd. The rookie WR was a part of the Carolina Panthers' practice squad and did not log any time this season.

Denver won its first Super Bowl since a 34-19 win in Super Bowl XXXIII over the Atlanta Falcons, their second straight.