Recapping Miami’s 10 Previous Super Bowls



The 2020 Super Bowl is headed to Miami, marking a record 11th time that South Florida has played host to the sport’s biggest game.

In honor of the Super Bowl returning to its longtime home, we’re recapping EVERY edition that has kicked off from Miami.


1968 Super Bowl

Green Bay Packers 33, Oakland Raiders 14

When: January 14, 1968

Venue: Orange Bowl

Attendance: 75,546

MVP: Bart Starr — 202 passing yards, one touchdown

Did you know: This was the Packers second consecutive Super Bowl victory after winning the inaugural game the year prior. The franchise wouldn’t go on to win another title until 1996 behind Brett Favre.


1969 Super Bowl

New York Jets 16, Baltimore Colts 7

When: January 12, 1969

Venue: Orange Bowl

Attendance: 75,389

MVP: Joe Namath — 206 passing yards

Did you know: This is the final time that the Super Bowl was played at the same location in back-to-back seasons.


1971 Super Bowl

Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13

When: January 17, 1971

Venue: Orange Bowl

Attendance: 79,204

MVP: Chuck Howley — Two interceptions

Did you know: Chuck Howley was the first defensive player, and non-quarterback, to win Super Bowl MVP.


1976 Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers 21, Dallas Cowboys 17

When: January 18, 1976

Venue: Orange Bowl

Attendance: 80,187

MVP: Lynn Swann — Four catches, 161 yards and one touchdown

Did you know: Swann recorded 364 receiving yards over his four career Super Bowl wins, the second most receiving yards in the game’s history.


1979 Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers 35, Dallas Cowboys 31

When: January 21, 1979

Venue: Orange Bowl

Attendance: 79,484

MVP: Terry Bradshaw — 318 passing yards, four touchdowns

Did you know: Dallas became the first team to lose a Super Bowl after scoring over 30 points.


1989 Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals 16

When: January 22, 1989

Venue: Joe Robbie Stadium (Current Hard Rock Stadium)

Attendance: 75,129

MVP: Jerry Rice — 11 catches for 215 yards and one touchdown

Did you know: Jerry Rice’s 215 receiving yards in the 1989 Super Bowl is an all-time record in Super Bowl history.


1995 Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers 49, San Diego Chargers 26

When: January 29, 1995

Venue: Joe Robbie Stadium (Current Hard Rock Stadium)

Attendance: 74,107

MVP: Steve Young — 325 passing yards and six touchdowns

Did you know: Young’s six touchdown passes in a single Super Bowl is the most all-time.


1999 Super Bowl

Denver Broncos 34, Atlanta Falcons 19

When: January 31, 1999

Venue: Pro Player Stadium (Current Hard Rock Stadium)

Attendance: 74,803

MVP: John Elway — 336 passing yards and one touchdown

Did you know: At 38-years old, Elway became the oldest player to win Super Bowl MVP. Since then, Tom Brady (39) has taken this record.


2007 Super Bowl

Indianapolis Colts 29, Chicago Bears 17

When: February 4, 2007

Venue: Dolphin Stadium (Current Hard Rock Stadium)

Attendance: 74,512

MVP: Peyton Manning — 247 passing yards and one touchdown

Did you know: Both Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy became the first African-American head coaches in Super Bowl history. With the win, Dungy became the first African-American head coach to lift the Lombardi Trophy.


2010 Super Bowl

New Orleans Saints 31, Indianapolis Colts 17

When: February 7, 2010

Venue: Sun Life Stadium (Current Hard Rock Stadium)

Attendance: 74,059

MVP: Drew Brees — 288 passing yards and two touchdowns

Did you know: New Orleans’ onside kick was the first successful onside kick outside of the fourth quarter in Super Bowl history.

Attend the 11th Super Bowl in Miami

Hall of Fame Experiences is throwing the biggest party of the weekend and you can be a part of it. With a 2020 Super Bowl Ticket Package, you get premier seating at Hard Rock Stadium, access to the Gold Jacket Club hosted by Jerry Rice, the Gold Jacket Autograph Session and much more.



Previous Next
Go back to all blog listings