Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith has been declared the Super Bowl XLVIII MVP. Way to go, Malcolm!
The Seahawks crushed the Broncos in the 2014 Super Bowl on Feb. 2, thanks in no small part to Malcolm Smith. Voters picked Malcolm as their MVP, and it’s no wonder why! The Seattle linebacker pulled off a crucial interception, nine tackles and two pass deflections in the big game.
Malcolm Smith Is MVP Of Super Bowl XLVIII
The Seahawks dominated the Broncos, winning 43-8, and Malcolm played an integral part in his team’s triumph. For one thing, he returned an interception of Bronco’s quarterback Peyton Manning 69 yards for a touchdown. He also recovered a clutch fumble by Denver Broncos’ Demaryius Thomas that led to another Seattle touchdown. What a champ!
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell presented the trophy to Malcolm, who was totally shocked to receive such a great honor. Malcolm also won a brand new Chevy Silverado pickup truck, keeping the tradition alive of awarding the MVP winner a new car. Bonus!
Malcolm Smith Is The 3rd Linebacker In Super Bowl History To Earn MVP Title
Malcolm is only the third linebacker to ever earn a Super Bowl MVP award. Ray Lewis of Baltimore nabbed the honor in 2001, and Chuck Howley of Dallas was named MVP in 1971.
So HollywoodLifers, do YOU think Malcolm deserved to be named MVP of Super Bowl XLVIII? Do you think your favorite player was robbed of the honor? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!
— Tierney McAfee