With time running out and the Seattle Seahawks one yard away from scoring a go-ahead touchdown in Super Bowl XLIX, New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler made a miraculous interception at the goal line. His play saved the game — and the Super Bowl — for the Patriots, who went on to win 28–24. But after the game, most fans were left asking, Malcolm who? Butler had a long, unlikely and mostly anonymous journey to Super Bowl hero. He went undrafted after playing college football first at a community college and then for a small Division II school. Even after earning a spot on the Patriots for the 2014 season, he was still not a regular player going into the Super Bowl.
Read more about Malcolm Butler’s unlikely journey from unknown to Super Bowl hero here.