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Hall of Famers Shine Bright in the Spotlight

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01/20/2015

There is a saying used in the National Football League that for a team to win championships your best players have to make big plays in the biggest games. The Super Bowl is the biggest game that any NFL player will ever play. The list below shows the Super Bowl records currently held or shared by the best to ever play professional football.

Scoring


Most Points, Career
48 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games (8-td)

Most Total Touchdowns, Career
8 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games (8-p)

Most Points, Game
18 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Denver, XXIV (3-td);

Rushing


Most Rushing Yards Gained, Career
354 - Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, 4 games

Most Touchdowns, Career

5 - Emmitt Smith, Dallas, 3 games

Most Rushing Attempts, Game
38 - John Riggins, Washington vs. Miami, XVII

Most Rushing Attempts, Career
101 - Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, 4 games

Highest Average Rushing Gain, Career (20 attempts)
9.6 - Marcus Allen, L.A. Raiders, 1 game (20-191)

Passing


Highest Passer Rating, Career (40 attempts)
127.8 - Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games

Most Touchdown Passes, Career
11 - Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games

Most Touchdown Passes, Game
6 - Steve Young, San Francisco vs. San Diego, XXIX

Most Passes Attempted, Game
58 - Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Washington, XXVI

Highest Completion Percentage, Career (40 attempts)

70.0 - Troy Aikman, Dallas, 3 games, (80-56)

Highest Average Gain, Career (40 attempts)
11.10 - Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 4 games (84-932)

Highest Average Gain, Game (20 attempts)
14.71 - Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh vs. Los Angeles, XIV (21-309)

Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Career (40 attempts)
0.00 - Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games (122-0)

Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career
8 - John Elway, Denver, 5 games

Receiving


Most Receptions, Career
33 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games

Most Receiving Yards Gained, Career
589 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games

Most Receiving Yards Gained, Game
215 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Cincinnati, XXIII
vs. San Diego, XXIX (3-td)

Most Receiving Touchdowns, Career
8 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games (8-p)

Most Touchdowns, Game
3 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco. vs. Denver, XXIV (3-p);
vs. San Diego, XXIX (3-p)

Highest Average Gain, Career (8 receptions)
24.4 - John Stallworth, Pittsburgh, 4 games (11-268)

Highest Average Gain, Game (3 receptions)
40.33 - John Stallworth, Pittsburgh vs. Los Angeles, XIV (3-121)

Most Receiving Touchdowns, Career
8 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games

Most Receiving Touchdowns, Game
3 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Denver, XXIV; vs. San Diego, XXIX

Combined Rushing/Receiving


Most Combined Yards Gained, Career
604 - Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games

Most Combined Attempts, Career
108 - Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, 4 games

Most Combined Attempts, Game
39 - John Riggins, Washington vs. Miami, XVII

Defensive


Most Sacks, Game
3.0 - Reggie White, Green Bay vs. New England, XXXI

Most Safeties, Game
1 - Bruce Smith, Buffalo vs. N.Y. Giants, XXV

Coaching


Most Games, Coach
6 - Don Shula, Baltimore, III; Miami, VI-VIII, XVII, XIX

Most Games, Winning Team, Coach

4 - Chuck Noll, Pittsburgh, IX-X, XIII-XIV

Fumbles


Most Fumbles Recovered, Career
2 - *Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota, 3 games (2 own)
*Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, 4 games (2 own)
*Roger Staubach, Dallas, 4 games (2 own)
*Mike Singletary, Chicago, 1 game (2 opp)
*John Elway, Denver, 5 games (2 own)

Most Fumbles Recovered, Game
2 - Roger Staubach, Dallas vs. Pittsburgh, X (2 own)
*Mike Singletary, Chicago vs. New England, XX (2 opp)

*Shared Record

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