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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) is helped up by Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger (99) during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Baltimore. The Ravens won 24-9. The Ravens will take on the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday.

There are seven players in Super Bowl XLVII with ties to Utah, and five of them will play for the Ravens. For the purposes of a robust debate, we chose to focus on just three.

Namely, Paul Kruger, the former Ute; Dennis Pitta, the former Cougar; and Haloti Ngata, the former Oregon Duck and Highland Ram.

Earlier today, from the official Deseret News Sports Twitter account, we asked our staff and readers:

Thursday afternoon, the Deseret News sports staff and a few readers contributed to the discussion by speaking out and answering the question.

Follow @desnewssports on Twitter for the next #DNHuddleUp and voice your opinion the next time around!

Landon Hemsley is the sports content manager for DeseretNews.com. Email: [email protected]. Twitter: @EarlOfHemsley