Super Bowl Trivia – Part Three


Hope the big game is going the way you hoped it would. Here is the final installment of little known facts about the Super Bowl.

-The most passes ever attempted in one Super Bowl game was 58 and was done by Jim Kelly of the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI.

-Only four NFL teams have never appeared in the Super Bowl: Cleveland Browns Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

-Only one NFC team won the Super Bowl during the 1970s. The Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl VI and XII, every other Super Bowl during the decade was won by an AFC team.

-The most passes ever completed in one Super Bowl game was 32 and was done by Tom Brady of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVIII.

-Two players appear twice in the list of top ten longest runs in Super Bowl history. Marcus Allen of the Raiders has the second longest run of 74 yards (Super Bowl XVIII) and the tenth longest run of 39 yards (Super Bowl XVIII). Timmy Smith of the Washington Redskins has the third longest run of 58 yards (Super Bowl XXII) and the eighth longest run of 43 yards (Super Bowl XXII).

-The most rushing touchdowns in one game is three and was done in Super Bowl XXXII by Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis.

-From 1981 to 1996, a span of 16 years, the NFC won the Super Bowl 15 times.

-Four players are tied for the record for most receptions in one Super Bowl with 11. They are Wes Welker of the New England Patriots (Super Bowl XXXXII), Deion Branch of the New England Patriots (Super Bowl XXXIX), Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers (Super Bowl XXIII), and Dan Ross of the Cincinnati Bengals (Super Bowl XVI).

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