Super Bowl Facts To Share

Dated: 02/02/2019

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Over 100 million people tune in each year to watch the Super Bowl. Will you be one of them this weekend? Here are some fun facts to share with your friends and family before the big game!

  1. The Vince Lombardi Trophy is produced by Tiffany & Co.

  2. Every Super Bowl is played on fresh grass. A fresh layer of natural sod is installed prior.

  3. Super Bowl LI was the first ever game to go into overtime.

  4. The coin that was used for the toss during Super Bowl XLIV previously spent 11 days orbiting the Earth during a NASA space mission

  5. The very first Super Bowl touchdown was scored by a hungover wide receiver, Max McGee

  6. According the the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Super Bowl Sunday is the “second-largest food consumption day.”

  7. The most expensive tickets sold for Super Bowl I costed only $12. With inflation, that’s the equivalent of around $89 today.

  8. The halftime show for Super Bowl I consisted of two marching bands, two men in jetpacks, 300 pigeons, and acclaimed trumpeter, Al Hirt.

  9. Advertisements are being reported as costing $5 million this year. That does not include the cost of production.

  10. A quarter of the viewers consider the advertisements to be the most important part of the game.

  11. The Super Bowl cannot be played in a climate under 50° unless it is in an enclosed stadium.

  12. The Super Bowl adopted its use of roman numerals because of the fact that the football season is played in two different calendar years. It helps keep track.

  13. Around 15,000 tons of potato chips will be consumed on Super Bowl Sunday

  14. There are twelve NFL teams that have never won a Super Bowl. The Bengals, Bills, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Falcons, Jaguars, Lions, Panthers, Texans, Titans and Vikings.

  15. At first, the Super Bowl was only casually known as “the Super Bowl.” The original name was the AFL-NFL World Championship Game.

Sources:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/527268/52-super-facts-your-super-bowl-party

https://www.ama.org/publications/MarketingNews/Pages/10-super-bowl-fast-facts.aspx

http://lite987.com/10-superbowl-fun-facts-to-share-on-sunday/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/91643/8-facts-about-super-bowl-i


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Christy Hoisington

Christy grew up in West Texas and is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in Family Studies. She and her family have been residents of The Colony, TX for 3 years and are very....

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