5 facts about the Super Bowl
By Joel Mumaw
The Super Super Bowl
Every year near February, Americans plunder stores of food. They grab the guacamole, chips, wings, pizza, and all that good stuff. Houses are also jam-packed on this day. Why? It's Super Bowl Sunday! One of the most popular days of the year that isn't even considered a holiday is one of America's favorite past times. Every single year, two teams duel off, hoping to become champion.
But there are also facts that people don't care about. Here, I have rounded up facts for you to see that there is more than the two teams that play in the game.
1: Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day for food consumption in the U.S. Thanksgiving Day is the first.
2: The Super Bowl is the second most watched sporting event in the world.
3: The Vince Lombardi trophy is awarded to the winner of the Super Bowl.
4: If the game isn't fun, the commercials always make up for it.
5: 55.3% of MVP's in the Super Bowl have been quarterbacks.
49 Super Bowls and counting...
The Super Bowl is a fabulous American tradition. About 1/3 of of the U.S population watched Super Bowl XLIV. 1/3 of the population!
33%! Even though it is not considered a holiday, most Americans think it should be. What do you think?