SuperBowl Records and Facts You Never Knew 2019/2020 Edition

NFL / February 1, 2020

Before the big game this weekend (Superbowl LIV) where the Superbowl records will be rewritten – we decided to take a look at some of the key the records as they stand right now.

  • Most Super Bowl MVP awards, career, 4
  • Tom Brady – quarterback, New England XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, LI
  • Most wins (player), 6
  • Tom Brady – quarterback, New England XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX, LI, LIII
  • Most losses (player), 5
  • Glenn Parker – offensive line, Buffalo XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, N.Y. Giants XXXV
  • Cornelius Bennett – linebacker, Buffalo XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, Atlanta XXXIII
  • Gale Gilbert – quarterback, Buffalo XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, San Diego XXIX
  • Most consecutive championships as a player, 3
  • Ken Norton Jr. – Dallas XXVII, XXVIII, San Francisco XXIX
  • Back to back championships with different teams
  • Ken Norton Jr., XXVII and XXVIII with the Cowboys and XXIX with the 49ers
  • Deion Sanders, XXIX with the 49ers and XXX with the Cowboys
  • Brandon Browner, XLVIII with the Seahawks and XLIX with the Patriots
  • Chris Long, LI with the Patriots and LII with the Eagles
  • LeGarrette Blount, LI with the Patriots and LII with the Eagles

Super Bowl Scoring Records

  • Most points scored over span of a career: 48
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco XXIII, XXIV, XXIX, and Oakland XXXVII
  • Most points scored in a single game: 20
  • James White – New England vs. Atlanta, LI – 3 TD, 1 (2-point) conversion
  • Longest scoring play: 108 yard kickoff return
  • Jacoby Jones – Baltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco, XLVII

Super Bowl Touchdown Records

In this category R = rushing touchdown (TD); P = pass reception TD; KR = kickoff return TD

  • Most touchdowns, career, 8
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco XXIII, XXIV, XXIX, and Oakland XXXVII (8-P)
  • Most touchdowns, single game, 3 (accomplished six times by five players)
  • Roger Craig – San Francisco vs. Miami, XIX (1-R, 2-P)
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco vs. Denver, XXIV (3-P)
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco vs. San Diego, XXIX (3-P)
  • Ricky Watters – San Francisco vs. San Diego, XXIX (1-R, 2-P)
  • Terrell Davis – Denver vs. Green Bay, XXXII (3-R)
  • James White – New England vs. Atlanta, LI (2-R, 1-P)

Super Bowl Rushing Records

  • Most attempts, career, 101
  • Franco Harris – Pittsburgh IX, X, XIII, and XIV
  • Most attempts, game, 38
  • John Riggins – Washington vs. Miami, XVII
  • Most rushing yards, career, 354
  • Franco Harris – Pittsburgh IX, X, XIII, and XIV
  • Most rushing yards, game, 204
  • Timmy Smith – Washington vs. Denver, XXII
  • Longest run from scrimmage, 75 yards (TD)
  • Willie Parker – Pittsburgh vs. Seattle, XL
  • Most rushing touchdowns, career, 5
  • Emmitt Smith – Dallas XXVII, XXVIII, and XXX
  • Most rushing touchdowns, game, 3
  • Terrell Davis – Denver vs. Green Bay, XXXII
  • Highest average gain, career (20 attempts), 9.6 yards
  • Marcus Allen – Los Angeles Raiders, 1 game (20–191) XVIII
  • Highest average gain, game (10 attempts), 10.5 yards
  • Tom Matte – Baltimore Colts vs. New York Jets, III (11–116)
  • Longest Touchdown Run, Quarterback, 15 yards
  • Colin Kaepernick – San Francisco vs. Baltimore Ravens, XLVII
  • Most rushing yards, game, Quarterback, 64 yards
  • Steve McNair – Tennessee vs. St. Louis, XXXIV

Super Bowl Receiving Records

  • Most receptions, career, 33
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco XXIII, XXIV, XXIX; Oakland XXXVII
  • Most receptions, game, 14
  • James White – New England vs. Atlanta, LI
  • Most receiving yards, career, 589
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco XXIII, XXIV, XXIX; Oakland XXXVII
  • Most receiving yards, game, 215
  • Jerry Rice – San Francisco vs. Cincinnati, XXIII
  • Most receiving yards, game, tight end, 116
  • Rob Gronkowski – New England vs. Philadelphia, LII
  • Most receiving yards, game, running back, 110
  • James White – New England vs. Atlanta, LI
  • Longest reception, 85 yards (TD)
  • Muhsin Muhammad – (from Delhomme), Carolina vs. New England, XXXVIII (TD)

Super Bowl Defense Records

  • Most interceptions, career, 3
  • Chuck Howley – Dallas 2 games, V, VI
  • Rod Martin – Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders 2 games XV, XVIII
  • Larry Brown – Dallas 3 games XXVII, XXVIII, XXX
  • Most interceptions, game, 3
  • Rod Martin – Oakland vs. Philadelphia, XV
  • Most interception yards gained, career, 108
  • Darrien Gordon – 4 games San Diego XXIX, Denver XXXII, XXXIII, Oakland XXXVII
  • Most interception yards gained, game, 108
  • Darrien Gordon – Denver vs. Atlanta, XXXIII
  • Longest interception return, 100 yards, TD
  • James Harrison – Pittsburgh vs. Arizona, XLIII
  • Most interceptions returned for a touchdown, game, 2
  • Dwight Smith – Tampa Bay vs. Oakland, XXXVII
  • Most tackles, game, 13
  • Gary Brackett – Indianapolis vs. New Orleans, XLIV
  • Keanu Neal – Atlanta vs. New England
  • Most tackles, career, 22
  • Bobby Wagner – Linebacker Seattle 2 games XLVIII, XLIX

Covering the point spread

  • The Bills and the Vikings are the only teams in Super Bowl history to go 0-4 against the spread. (Source: ATS Superbowl Records)





Tamara Davis





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