The super bowl MVP MUST play in the super bowl for them to be the Super Bowl MVP
The Heisman Trophy winners who have been named Super Bowl MVP are:Roger Staubach, QB, Dallas Cowboys; Super Bowl VI MVP, 1963 Heisman winnerJim Plunkett, QB, Oakland Raiders; Super Bowl XV MVP, 1970 Heisman winnerMarcus Allen, RB, Los Angeles Raiders; Super Bowl XVIII MVP, 1981 Heisman winnerDesmond Howard, KR/PR, Green Bay Packers; Super Bowl XXXI MVP, 1991 Heisman winner
Aaron Rangers was the MVP of the Super Bowl
Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was named MVP of Super Bowl XXXVI.
The 10 most recent Super Bowl MVP's are: Super Bowl XXXIV MVP: Kurt Warner, QB, St. Louis Super Bowl XXXV MVP: Ray Lewis, LB Baltimore Super Bowl XXXVI MVP: Tom Brady, QB, New England Super Bowl XXXVII MVP: Dexter Jackson, FS, Tampa Bay Super Bowl XXXVIII MVP: Tom Brady, QB, New England Super Bowl XXXIX MVP: Deion Branch, WR, New England Super Bowl XL MVP: Hines Ward, WR, Pittsburgh Super Bowl XLI MVP: Peyton Manning, QB, Indianapolis Super Bowl XLII MVP: Eli Manning, qb, NY Giants Super Bowl XLIII MVP: Santonio Holmes, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
The Super Bowl XLIII MVP was Santonio Holmes of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Eli Manning was named MVP of Super Bowl XLVI.
For the Pro Bowl played in 1991, Jim Kelly was the MVP.
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Santonio Holmes of the Pittsburgh Steelers is the 2009 Super Bowl MVP.
As of Super Bowl XLII, that would be John Elway who was named MVP of Super Bowl XXXIII at the age of 38.
Quarterback Terry Bradshaw of the Pittsburgh Steelers was named MVP of Super Bowl XIV.