As of 2014, two black quarterbacks have won the Super Bowl. The first was Doug Williams while playing for Washington in 1988, and the second was Russell Wilson while playing for Seattle in 2014.Continue Reading
Doug Williams began the 1987 season as a backup but took over in the opening game of the season after an injury to starter Jay Schroeder. He would go on to lead Washington to a Super Bowl victory as well as becoming the Super Bowl MVP and setting a number of passing records in the game.
Russell Wilson led the Seattle Seahawks to a Super Bowl victory in the 2013 to 2014 season, the first championship win for the team. Wilson posted a 123.1 passer rating with two touchdowns and no interceptions.
Both Super Bowls saw the Denver Broncos defeated.Learn more about American Football
The first Super Bowl was played on Sunday, January 15, 1967, when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10, at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. Green Bay led 14-10 at halftime before pulling away for the easy win. Packers quarterback Bart Starr was named Most Valuable Player.Full Answer >
Super Bowl XLIX was held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on February 1, 2015. This game was played between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.Full Answer >
Females accounted for 46.8 percent of the Super Bowl audience in 2014, according to Nielsen. The 2014 Super Bowl had an average audience of 112.2 million viewers and was the most-watched television event in U.S. history.Full Answer >
The Super Bowl has been aired live on television since its first installment in 1967. Television networks also live-stream the game on the Internet and by mobile phone.Full Answer >