Super Bowl by the Numbers

• 35% of people who attend the game write it off as a corporate expense.
• 5% of Americans will watch the game alone.
• 8 million pounds of guacamole is consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.
• 14,500 tons of chips are eaten along with that guacamole.
• The NFL will use 72 footballs for the Super Bowl game
• One out of every 12 people watching the game only does so to see the commercials.
• In 1967, a 30-second television commercial cost $42,000. In 2011, it cost $3 million.
• The winners get $88,000 per man; the losers get $44,000 per man.
• The average ticket price on NFL Ticket Exchange is about $4,197.
• No sitting president has ever attended a Super Bowl, although Ronald Reagan tossed the coin via satellite from the Oval Office for the 1985 during Super Bowl.
• Jake Delhomme threw the longest touchdown pass in Super Bowl history (85 yards to Muhsin Muhammad) in 2003.

Real bets offered by bookmakers
• The color of Madonna’s hair (she’s the half time entertainment
• Whether Kelly Clarkson will show her bare belly (she sings the national anthem
• The number of times Peyton Manning will be shown on T
• Will Al Michaels say the word “miracle” any time in the first quarte
• Will either announcer say “Tebow” in the first quarter
• How many aircraft during the anthem flyover.

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