There are so many different kinds of people who converge on a Super Bowl party. You’ve got guys who are totally into the game and NOTHING ELSE! You’ve got the people there for the commercials, the food, the socializing and the half time show. But, if you’re headed to a party and want to sound a little smarter than you are when it comes to the actual game… here are some obscure Super Bowl facts that will make you look good!
- Bill Belichick has coached in 9 Super Bowls. That’s the most ever!
- After this Sunday’s game, the Patriots will have faced off against half of the NFC teams in the Super Bowl.
- The opening kickoff has only been returned for a touchdown only once: Devin Hester in the 2007 Super Bowl.
- Teams wearing white jerseys are 11-1 in the last 12 Super Bowls. In case you were wondering, the Patriots will wear white on Sunday.
- Phil Simms was the first Super Bowl MVP to say he was “going to Disney World.” He did so after completing 22 of 25 passes in 1987, setting the record for highest completion percentage.
- The NFL uses 72 game balls during the Super Bowl.
- The Super Bowl Trophy is made by Tiffany’s and Co. and costs $25,000.
- The highest scoring Super Bowl was played between the 49ers and Chargers in 1995, with the teams combining for 75 points.
So, print, memorize and WOW everyone in the room!