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Encyclopedia > Super Bowl XI
Super Bowl XI
Image:SuperBowlXI.png
Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
Raiders 0 16 3 13 32
Vikings 0 0 7 7 14
Date January 9, 1977
Stadium Rose Bowl Stadium
City Pasadena, California
MVP Fred Biletnikoff, Wide Receiver
Favorite Raiders by 4 1/2
National anthem Vikki Carr ("America the Beautiful")
Coin toss Jim Tunney
Referee Jim Tunney
Halftime show Disney presents "It's A Small World" with the Los Angeles Unified All-City Band
Attendance 103,438
TV in the United States
Network NBC
Announcers Curt Gowdy and Don Meredith
Nielsen Ratings 44.4
Market share 73
Cost of 30-second commercial US$125,000
Super Bowl XI championship ring and ticket
Super Bowl XI championship ring and ticket
Super Bowl XI MVP Fred Biletnikoff
Super Bowl XI MVP Fred Biletnikoff

Super Bowl XI was the 11th Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League (NFL). The game was played on January 9, 1977 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California following the 1976 regular season. Image File history File links SuperBowlXI.png Super Bowl XI logo, claiming fair use File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... City Oakland, California Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Steve Sarkisian Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Team history Oakland Raiders (1960... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia is capable of being converted from a rectangular rugby football field to an oval for cricket and Australian rules football games A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of... This article is about the Los Angeles stadium. ... Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... The Super Bowl MVP, or Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, is an award given at the conclusion of the Super Bowl, the National Football Leagues championship game, to the player deemed to have made the most significant positive impact on the outcome of the game. ... Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is a retired American football player. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... Spread betting is a form of gambling on the outcome of any event where the more accurate the gamble, the more is won and conversely the less accurate the more is lost. ... City Oakland, California Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Steve Sarkisian Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Team history Oakland Raiders (1960... Nicholson took the copy Key had given him to a printer, who published it as a broadside on 17 September, 1814 under the title “Defence of Fort McHenry,” with a note explaining the circumstances of its writing. ... Vikki Carr (born July 19, 1941 in El Paso, Texas as Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona) is an American singer who has sung in a variety of music genres, including jazz, pop and country, but has enjoyed her greatest success singing in Spanish Her first hit was Hes... 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ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... Image File history File links Super_bowl_XI_ticket_and_ring. ... Image File history File links Super_bowl_XI_ticket_and_ring. ... Image File history File links Biletnikoff_SB11. ... Image File history File links Biletnikoff_SB11. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... For other uses of National Football League, see National Football League (disambiguation). ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... This article is about the Los Angeles stadium. ... Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... The 1976 NFL season was the 57th regular season of the National Football League. ...


The American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders defeated the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Minnesota Vikings, 32–14. Oakland gained a Super Bowl record 429 yards, including a Super Bowl record 288 yards in the first half, en route to winning their first Vince Lombardi Trophy. The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of the two conferences of the National Football League (NFL). ... City Oakland, California Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Steve Sarkisian Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Team history Oakland Raiders (1960... The National Football Conference is one of the two conferences of the National Football League. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970... Vince Lombardi Trophy The Vince Lombardi Trophy is the trophy awarded each year to the winning team of the National Football Leagues annual championship game, the Super Bowl. ...


Even though he did not score a touchdown, Raiders wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff, who had 4 catches for 79 yards, was named the Super Bowl's Most Valuable Player. Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is a retired American football player. ... The Super Bowl MVP, or Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, is an award given at the conclusion of the Super Bowl, the National Football Leagues championship game, to the player deemed to have made the most significant positive impact on the outcome of the game. ...

Contents

Background

Oakland Raiders

This game marked the second Super Bowl appearance for the Oakland Raiders, who lost Super Bowl II. Two years after their Super Bowl loss, the Raiders hired John Madden as their head coach. Under Madden, the Raiders posted the best overall record for any NFL team in his 8 seasons, 83-22-7. But Super Bowl XI was the first time Madden led his team to a league championship game. They had been eliminated in all 6 of their previous playoff appearances, including 5 losses in the AFC Championship Game. City Oakland, California Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Steve Sarkisian Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Team history Oakland Raiders (1960... Date January 14, 1968 Stadium Miami Orange Bowl City Miami, Florida MVP Bart Starr, Quarterback Favorite Packers by 13½ National anthem Grambling State University Band Coin toss Game referee Referee Jack Vest Halftime show Grambling State University Band Attendance 75,546 TV in the United States Network CBS Announcers Ray... John Earl Madden (born April 10, 1936 in Austin, Minnesota) is a former National Football League player, head coach, and a Pro Football Hall-of-Famer. ...


The Raiders offense was led by quarterback Ken Stabler, who finished as the top rated passer in the AFC, passing for 2,737 yards and 27 touchdowns. His 66.7 completion percentage (194 completions out of 291 attempts) was the second highest in the league. Stabler's main passing weapon was wide receiver Cliff Branch, who caught 46 passes for 1,111 yards (24.2 yards per catch average) and 12 touchdowns. Fred Biletnikoff was also a reliable deep threat, with 43 receptions for 551 yards and 7 touchdowns. And tight end Dave Casper recorded 53 receptions for 691 yards and 10 touchdowns. Kenny The Snake Stabler (born December 25, 1945) is a former National Football League quarterback who played quarterback at the University of Alabama and for the Oakland Raiders (1970-1979); and for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints (1980-1984). ... Passer rating is the name of the method for evaluating the performance of quarterbacks and any other passers in American football. ... The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of the two conferences of the National Football League (NFL). ... Cliff Branch was a speedy wide receiver for the Oakland/LA Raiders. ... Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is a retired American football player. ... David John Casper (born February 2, 1952, Bemidji, Minnesota) played at the University of Notre Dame, earning him All-American in 1972 and 1973. ...


In addition to their great passing attack the Raiders also had a powerful running game, led by fullback Mark van Eeghen (1,012 rushing yards, 17 receptions) and halfback Clarence Davis (516 rushing yards, 27 receptions). Another reason for the Raiders' success on offense was their offensive line, lead by two future Hall of Famers: left tackle Art Shell and left guard Gene Upshaw. Mark van Eeghen (born April 19, 1952 in Cambridge, Massachusetts), is an American football player, who played ten years in the National Football League, including making two Super Bowl appearances. ... Clarence Davis (born June 28, 1949 in Birmingham, AL) is a former american football Running Back who played with the National Football League Oakland Raiders from 1971 to 1978. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... Arthur Art Shell (born November 26, 1946 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA) is a former American football player in the National Football League (NFL) and two-time former head coach of the Oakland Raiders. ... Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr. ...


Injuries early in the season forced the Raiders to switch from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense. The switch benefited the team, as they won their last 10 games and finished the regular season with the best record in the league, 13-1. The Raiders defense was anchored by great linebackers, such as Phil Villapiano and future Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks, while defensive end Otis Sistrunk anchored the defensive line. Their defensive secondary was extremely hard hitting and talented, led by safties Jack Tatum, George Atkinson, and future hall of fame cornerback Willie Brown. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into American football strategy. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into American football strategy. ... Theodore (Ted) Paul Hendricks (Born: 1 November 1947 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) was an American football linebacker for the 1969 to 1973 Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts), 1974 Green Bay Packers and the 1975 to 1983 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. ... Otis Sistrunk (born 1946 - ) was a defensive lineman who played 7 seasons from 1972 to 1978. ... Jack Tatum stands over Sammy White in Super Bowl XI Jack Tatum (born November 18, 1948) is a retired American football player. ... William Ferdie Brown (Born December 2, 1940, in Yazoo City, Mississippi) is a retired American Football cornerback and is currently on the staff of the Oakland Raiders. ...


Many accused the Raiders defense of being overly aggressive, especially Atkinson, who inflicted a severe concussion on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann in the previous season's AFC Championship Game. Atkinson added to that reputation as the Raiders advanced through the playoffs to Super Bowl XI. In the Raiders' 24-21 playoff win over the New England Patriots, Atkinson broke the nose of Patriots tight end Russ Francis. Then Atkinson inflicted another concussion to Swann in the Raiders' 24-7 AFC Championship victory over the Steelers. In reaction, Pittsburgh head coach Chuck Noll complained of a "criminal element" in Atkinson's play. Atkinson himself denied deliberately trying to injure anyone and pointed out that at 6'0 and 185 pounds, he was one of the smallest players on the field. City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach TBA Owner Dan Rooney General manager Kevin Colbert League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1943; 1945-1949) Western Division (1944) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Century Division (1967-1969) American Football Conference... Lynn Curtis Swann (b. ... City Foxboro, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats The Riots Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present... Russell Russ Ross Francis (born April 3, 1953 in Seattle, Washington), was a former professional football player who was drafted by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1975 NFL Draft. ... Charles Henry Chuck Noll (born January 5, 1932) is a former American football coach, having served as the coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League from 1969 to 1991. ...


Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings won the NFC Central for the eighth time in the last nine seasons with an 11-2-1 record, and advanced to their fourth Super Bowl in eight years. They were the only team who had lost three Super Bowls (they had previously lost Super Bowls IV, VIII and IX), and did not want to be the first one to lose four. The NFC Central refers to the Central Division of the National Football Conference of the National Football League. ... Date January 11, 1970 Stadium Tulane Stadium City New Orleans, Louisiana MVP Len Dawson, Quarterback Favorite Vikings by 12 1/2 National anthem Al Hirt Coin toss Game referee Referee John McDonough Halftime show Mardi Gras with Carol Channing Attendance 80,562 TV in the United States Network CBS Announcers... Date January 13, 1974 Stadium Rice Stadium City Houston, Texas MVP Larry Csonka, Running back Favorite Dolphins by 7 National Anthem Charley Pride Coin toss Game referee Halftime show University of Texas at Austin Band Attendance 71,882 TV in the United States Network CBS Announcers Ray Scott, Pat Summerall... Date January 12, 1975 Stadium Tulane Stadium City New Orleans, Louisiana MVP Franco Harris, Running back Favorite Steelers by 3 National Anthem Grambling State University Band Coin toss Game referee Halftime show Tribute to Duke Ellington with Mercer Ellington and Grambling State University Band Attendance 80,997 TV in the...


Once again, the Vikings had a powerful offense led by 37-year old quarterback Fran Tarkenton and running back Chuck Foreman. Playing in his 16th NFL season, Tarkenton was already the league's all time leader in pass completions (3,186), passing yards (41,802), and touchdown completions (308). He had another fine season in 1976, completing 61.9 percent of his passes for 2,961 yards, 17 touchdowns, and only 8 interceptions. Foreman had the best season of his career, rushing for 1,155 yards and 13 touchdowns, while also catching 55 passes for 567 yards and another touchdown. Fullback Brent McClanahan also contributed 634 combined rushing and receiving yards. The Vikings also added 2 new weapons to their offense: veteran wide receiver Ahmad Rashad and rookie wide receiver Sammy White combined for 104 receptions, 1,577 receiving yards, and 13 touchdowns. And once again, future Hall of Fame tackle Ron Yary anchored the offensive line. Francis Asbury Fran Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940), American football player, TV personality, and computer software executive, is best known as a Pro football player (for the Vikings and Giants), as well as a commentator on Monday Night Football and a co-host of Thats Incredible! (TV shows). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Ahmad Rashad Ahmad Rashad (born Bobby Moore November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, raised in Tacoma, Washington) is an Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver for the St. ... Sammy White can refer to different people: Sammy White (1928 - 1991) a MLB catcher Sammy White (1894 - 1960) a Hollywood actor [1] Sammy White (born 1954) a NFL wide receiver [2] This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... Ron Yary (born July 16, 1946) is a former professional American football player. ...


The Vikings' "Purple People Eaters" defense, anchored by Carl Eller and Alan Page, were also dominating teams again. During this regular season, they led the NFC in fewest points allowed (176). Also, defensive back Nate Wright led the team with 7 interceptions for 47 yards, while future Hall of Fame safety Paul Krause had 2 interceptions for 21 yards. The Purple People Eaters was the nickname of the Minnesota Vikings football teams defensive line during the late 1960s to the late 1970s, when the Vikings played in four Super Bowls. ... Carl Eller (born January 25, 1942) was a professional American football player in the National Football League from 1964 through 1979. ... Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945 in Canton, Ohio) is a former football player who starred as a defensive lineman in the NFL, primarily with the Minnesota Vikings, and then went on to have a distinguished legal career, serving as a current member of the Minnesota Supreme Court. ... The National Football Conference is one of the two conferences of the National Football League. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Paul Krause (born February 19, 1942 in Flint, Michigan) is a former professional American football player. ...


Playoffs

For more details on this topic, see NFL playoffs, 1976-77.

The Vikings went on to defeat the Washington Redskins, 35-20, and the Los Angeles Rams, 24-13, in the playoffs. The NFL playoffs for the 1976-77 season led up to Super Bowl XI. // Divisional playoff round December 18, 1976 AFC: Oakland Raiders 24, New England Patriots 21 at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California Quarterback Ken Stabler dived into the end zone with 10 seconds left in the game to score... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... The St. ...


The Raiders advanced to the Super Bowl by defeating the New England Patriots 24-21, and the previous season's Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-7. City Foxboro, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats The Riots Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present... City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach TBA Owner Dan Rooney General manager Kevin Colbert League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1943; 1945-1949) Western Division (1944) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Century Division (1967-1969) American Football Conference...


Television and entertainment

The game was televised in the United States by NBC with play-by-play announcer Curt Gowdy and color commentator Don Meredith. It has been suggested that NBC Radio City Studios, NBC Studios be merged into this article or section. ... Play-by-play, in broadcasting, is a North American term and means the reporting of a sporting event with a voiceover describing the details of the action of the game in progress. ... Curt Gowdy (born July 31, 1919, in Green River, Wyoming) is a former American sportscaster. ... A color commentator, sometimes known as a color analyst, is a member of the broadcasting team for a sporting event who assists the play-by-play announcer by filling in any time when play is not in progress. ... Don Meredith (born April 10, 1938 in Mount Vernon, Texas) was an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. ...


The pregame festivities featured the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) All-City Band and frisbee dog Ashley Whippet. Later, singer Vikki Carr sang "America the Beautiful" The Los Angeles Unified School District ( the LAUSD) is the largest (in terms of number of students) public school system in California and the second-largest in the United States. ... Disc dog is the more generic name for what is commonly called frisbee dog. ... Disc dog is the more generic name for what is commonly called frisbee dog. ... Vikki Carr (born July 19, 1941 in El Paso, Texas as Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona) is an American singer who has sung in a variety of music genres, including jazz, pop and country, but has enjoyed her greatest success singing in Spanish Her first hit was Hes... America the Beautiful is an American patriotic song which rivals The Star-Spangled Banner, the national anthem of the United States, in popularity. ...


The halftime show was produced by Disney and was based on "it's a small world", its attraction at Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom. It was the first Super Bowl halftime show to include crowd participation; people in the stadium waved colored placards on cue. The LAUSD All-City Band also played during the show. The Walt Disney Company (more commonly known as Disney; NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... its a small world is a popular attraction at several Walt Disney theme parks including: Disneyland (in California), the Magic Kingdom (in Florida), Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. ... Disneyland (since 1998 officially Disneyland Park, to distinguish it from the Disneyland Resort complex of which it is a part), is a theme park in Anaheim, California, USA (28 miles from Downtown Los Angeles). ... The Magic Kingdom is a theme park covering 107 acres (433,000 m²) at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. ...


Game summary

The Raiders took the opening kickoff and advanced all the way to the Vikings 12-yard line, but came up empty after kicker Errol Mann hit the left upright on his 29-yard field goal attempt. Later in the period, the Vikings had a great opportunity to score when linebacker Fred McNeill blocked a punt from punter Ray Guy and recovered it on the Raiders 3-yard line. But Vikings running back Brent McClanahan fumbled the ball while being tackled by Raiders linebacker Phil Villapiano and linebacker Willie Hall recovered the ball for Oakland. The Raiders then marched 90 yards to the Vikings 7-yard line, but had to settle for a field goal from Mann, giving them a 3-0 lead 48 seconds into the second quarter. Guy was a key member of three Super Bowl-winning Raiders teams: (Super Bowls XI, XV, and XVIII. Arguably, his best performance was in Super Bowl XVIII against the Washington Redskins. ...


The next time the Raiders got the ball, they did even better, driving 64 yards in 10 plays and scoring on a 1-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ken Stabler to tight end Dave Casper, increasing their lead to 10-0. Then, Oakland got the ball back in excellent field position after returner Neal Colzie returned Minnesota's punt 25 yards to the Vikings 35-yard line. After 3 running plays, Stabler completed a 17-yard pass to Fred Biletnikoff at the 1-yard line, and running back Pete Banaszak scored a touchdown on the next play, increasing Oakland's lead to 16-0 after Mann missed the extra point attempt. Kenny The Snake Stabler (born December 25, 1945) is a former National Football League quarterback who played quarterback at the University of Alabama and for the Oakland Raiders (1970-1979); and for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints (1980-1984). ... David John Casper (born February 2, 1952, Bemidji, Minnesota) played at the University of Notre Dame, earning him All-American in 1972 and 1973. ... Cornelius Connie Colzie(Born in 1954) is a former American Football player who played defensive back for the Oakland Raiders(1975-1978), Miami Dolphins(1979), and Tampa Bay Buccaneers(1980-1983). ... Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is a retired American football player. ... Pete Andrew Banaszak was a running back in NFL. Category: ...


The second half began with 3 consecutive punts, but then Colzie returned the Viking's second punt of the period 12 yards to the Oakland 46-yard line. From there, the Raiders advanced to the Vikings 23-yard line, aided by an 18-yard run by running back Clarence Davis and a 10-yard reception by wide receiver Cliff Branch, to set up Mann's 40-yard field goal to increase the their lead, 19-0. Clarence Davis (born June 28, 1949 in Birmingham, AL) is a former american football Running Back who played with the National Football League Oakland Raiders from 1971 to 1978. ... Cliff Branch was a speedy wide receiver for the Oakland/LA Raiders. ...


Quarterback Fran Tarkenton then threw 3 consecutive incompletions on their ensuing drive, forcing the Vikings to punt again. However, Oakland linebacker Ted Hendricks was penalized for running into the punter on the play, giving Minnesota a first down. Taking advantage of their second chance, the Vikings ended up with a 12-play, 68-yard drive and scored on an 8-yard pass from Tarkenton to receiver Sammy White to cut their deficit to 19-7. Francis Asbury Fran Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940), American football player, TV personality, and computer software executive, is best known as a Pro football player (for the Vikings and Giants), as well as a commentator on Monday Night Football and a co-host of Thats Incredible! (TV shows). ... Theodore (Ted) Paul Hendricks (Born: 1 November 1947 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) was an American football linebacker for the 1969 to 1973 Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts), 1974 Green Bay Packers and the 1975 to 1983 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. ... Sammy White can refer to different people: Sammy White (1928 - 1991) a MLB catcher Sammy White (1894 - 1960) a Hollywood actor [1] Sammy White (born 1954) a NFL wide receiver [2] This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same...


The Raiders were forced to punt on their next drive after they were unable to recover from Alan Page's 11-yard sack on first down. Then aided by Tarkenton's completions to White for gains of 14 and 18 yards, the Vikings advanced to the Oakland 37-yard line. But on third down and 3 to go, Hall intercepted a pass from Tarkenton and returned it 16 yards to the 46-yard line. Two plays later, Biletnikoff's 48-yard reception moved the ball to the Vikings 2-yard line, setting up Banaszak's second rushing touchdown to increase Oakland's lead to 26-7. Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945 in Canton, Ohio) is a former football player who starred as a defensive lineman in the NFL, primarily with the Minnesota Vikings, and then went on to have a distinguished legal career, serving as a current member of the Minnesota Supreme Court. ...


White returned the ensuing kickoff 19 yards to the Minnesota 32-yard line, and four plays later, Tarkenton completed a 25-yard pass to receiver Ahmad Rashad to reach the Oakland 28-yard line. But on the next play, defensive back Willie Brown intercepted a pass intended for White and returned it a Super Bowl record 75 yards for a touchdown. Although Mann missed the extra point attempt, the Raiders put the game out of reach, 32-7. Ahmad Rashad Ahmad Rashad (born Bobby Moore November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, raised in Tacoma, Washington) is an Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver for the St. ... William Ferdie Brown (Born December 2, 1940, in Yazoo City, Mississippi) is a retired American Football cornerback and is currently on the staff of the Oakland Raiders. ...


After the both teams turned the ball over on downs, Minnesota drove 86 yards in 9 plays to score on a 14-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Bob Lee to tight end Stu Voigt. The touchdown cut Minnesota's deficit to 32-14, but by then there was only 1:31 left in the game. Stu Voigt is a former NFL tight end. ...


Stabler finished the game with 12 out of 19 pass completions for 180 yards and a touchdown. Davis, who was the top rusher in the game, gained 137 yards on just 16 rush attempts, an average of 8.5 yards per carry. Casper finished the game with 4 catches for 70 yards and a touchdown. Colzie returned 4 punts for a Super Bowl record 43 yards. Running back Chuck Foreman had a solid performance for Minnesota, contributing 44 rushing yards and 62 receiving yards. Tarkenton had 17 out of 35 pass completions for 205 yards, a touchdown, and 2 interceptions. White recorded 163 total yards, catching 5 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown, rushing once for 7 yards, and returned 4 kickoffs for 79 yards. This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Scoring summary

  • OAK- FG Mann 24
  • OAK- Casper 1 pass from Stabler (Mann kick)
  • OAK- Banaszak 1 run (kick failed)
  • OAK- FG Mann 40
  • MIN- S. White 8 pass from Tarkenton (Cox kick)
  • OAK- Banaszak 2 run (Mann kick)
  • OAK- Brown 75 interception return (kick failed)
  • MIN- Voigt 13 pass from Lee (Cox kick)

Trivia

  • January 9 is the earliest in the calendar year that a Super Bowl has ever taken place.
  • This was the first Super Bowl game played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum previously played host to two previous Super Bowls (Super Bowl I and Super Bowl VII).
  • This is the last Super Bowl game played outdoors to end before dusk.
  • For the fourth time in as many Super Bowls, the Vikings failed to score in the first half.
  • As of 2006 and Super Bowl XL there have been five wide receivers named MVP in the Super Bowl and Biletnikoff is the only one to not have gained 100 yards in his MVP performance.

The Rose Bowl is a stadium in the Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, California. ... For other uses, see Memorial Coliseum (disambiguation) and Coliseum. ... Date January 15, 1967 Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum City Los Angeles MVP Bart Starr, Quarterback Favorite Packers by 14 National anthem University of Arizona and University of Michigan Bands Coin toss Norm Schachter Referee Norm Schachter Halftime show University of Arizona and University of Michigan Bands Attendance 61,946... Date January 14, 1973 Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum City Los Angeles, California MVP Jake Scott, Safety Favorite Redskins by 1 National anthem Andy Williams Little Angels of Holy Angels Church, Chicago Coin toss Game referee Referee Tom Bell Halftime show Woody Herman and the University of Michigan Band Attendance... Dusk in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, USA. Dusk or civil dusk is the time at which the sun is 6 degrees below the horizon in the evening. ... Date February 5, 2006 Stadium Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan MVP Hines Ward, wide receiver Favorite Steelers by 4 National anthem Aaron Neville, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, ASL performed by Angela LaGuardia Coin toss Tom Brady Referee Bill Leavy Halftime show The Rolling Stones Attendance 68,206 TV in...

Officials

  • Referee: Jim Tunney
  • Umpire: Lou Palazzi
  • Head Linesman: Ed Marion
  • Line Judge: Bill Swanson
  • Field Judge: Armen Terzian
  • Back Judge: Tom Kelleher

Note: A seven-official system was not used until 1978 NFL officials (striped shirts) and guests prepare to toss the coin to start the 40th annual Pro Bowl. ... Jim Tunney Jim Tunney was a American football official in the National Football League (NFL) from 1960 to 1991. ... Armen Terzian was an official in the NFL from 1961 through 1978. ...


See also

The 1976 NFL season was the 57th regular season of the National Football League. ... The NFL playoffs for the 1976-77 season led up to Super Bowl XI. // Divisional playoff round December 18, 1976 AFC: Oakland Raiders 24, New England Patriots 21 at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California Quarterback Ken Stabler dived into the end zone with 10 seconds left in the game to score...

References

  • Super Bowl official website
  • 2006 NFL Record and Fact Book. Time Inc. Home Entertainment. ISBN 1-933405-32-5. 
  • Total Football II: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League. Harper Collins. ISBN 1-933405-32-5. 
  • The Sporting News Complete Super Bowl Book 1995. ISBN 0-89204-523-X. 
  • http://www.pro-football-reference.com - Large online database of NFL data and statistics
  • Super Bowl play-by-plays from USA Today (Last accessed September 28, 2005)
  • All-Time Super Bowl Odds from The Sports Network (Last accessed October 16, 2005)but john madden is not good no more what he needs to do is retire.he a old goose.
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Super Bowl XI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1969 words)
Super Bowl XI was the 11th Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
The Raiders advanced to the Super Bowl by defeating the New England Patriots 24-21, and the previous season's Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-7.
As of 2006 and Super Bowl XL there have been five wide receivers named MVP in the Super Bowl and Biletnikoff is the only one to not have gained 100 yards in his MVP performance.
Super Bowl XXXIV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3052 words)
NFL owners voted to award Super Bowl XXXIV to Atlanta during their October 31, 1996 meetings at New Orleans.
The overall theme of the Super Bowl entertainment was to mark the turning of the new millennium.
The Titans were the first team since the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI to go scoreless in the 1st half, and the 10th time overall that a team had done so.
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