Super Bowl LV

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Super Bowl LV
1234 Total
KC 3330 9
TB 714100 31
DateFebruary 7, 2021
StadiumRaymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
MVPTom Brady, quarterback
FavoriteChiefs by 3[1]
RefereeCarl Cheffers[2][3]
Attendance24,835[a]
Ceremonies
National anthemEric Church & Jazmine Sullivan[4]
Coin tossSuzie Dorner, ICU nurse representing medical personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States
Halftime showThe Weeknd[5]
TV in the United States
NetworkCBS
ESPN Deportes (Spanish language)
AnnouncersJim Nantz (play-by-play)
Tony Romo (analyst)
Tracy Wolfson, Evan Washburn and Jay Feely (sideline reporters)
Gene Steratore (rules analyst)
Radio in the United States
NetworkWestwood One
AnnouncersKevin Harlan (play-by-play)
Kurt Warner (color commentator)
Laura Okmin and Tony Boselli (sideline reporters)

Super Bowl LV (meaning Super Bowl 55 in Roman numerals) was an American football game that happened on February 7, 2021 between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers won the game, meaning they won the National Football League for the 2020 season. The Chiefs had won the American Football Conference in the 2020 season, and the Buccaneers had won the National Football Conference in the 2020 season. The game happened at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.[6][7]

Starting lineups[change | change source]

Starting lineups for Super Bowl LV
Kansas City Position Tampa Bay
Offense
Tyreek Hill WR Mike Evans
Eric Fisher LT Donovan Smith
Nick Allegretti LG Ali Marpet
Austin Reiter C Ryan Jensen
Andrew Wylie RG Aaron Stinnie
Mike Remmers RT Tristan Wirfs
Travis Kelce TE Rob Gronkowski
WR Chris Godwin
Patrick Mahomes QB Tom Brady
Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB Ronald Jones II
FB WR
Defense
LDE
LDT
RDT
RDE
MIKE LB
WILL LB
LCB LB
RCB LCB
NB RCB
FS
SS

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Only 37% of the seats were filled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

References[change | change source]

  1. Purdum, David (January 24, 2020). "Kansas City Chiefs (−3) open as favorites over Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV". ESPN. Retrieved January 24, 2020.
  2. Bergman, Jeremy (January 19, 2021). "Super Bowl LV officiating crew: Carl Cheffers named referee, Sarah Thomas to make history". National Football League. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  3. Filipe, Cameron (January 19, 2021). "Carl Cheffers is the referee for Super Bowl LV. Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl". Football Zebras. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
  4. National Football League (January 19, 2021). "Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV; H.E.R. to sing America the Beautiful". Press release. https://www.nfl.com/news/eric-church-jazmine-sullivan-to-sing-national-anthem-at-super-bowl-lv-h-e-r-to-s. Retrieved January 23, 2021. 
  5. National Football League (November 12, 2020). "The Weeknd to headline Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium". Press release. https://www.nfl.com/news/the-weeknd-to-headline-pepsi-super-bowl-lv-halftime-show-at-raymond-james-stadiu. Retrieved November 13, 2020. 
  6. "2019 Super Bowl LIII Location and Date". Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  7. Fraser, Sam (May 7, 2020). "NFL is ready to call an audible or two if coronavirus forces schedule changes". Los Angeles Times.