We continue our countdown of the best Super Bowl moments with Nos. 21-30.
Monday: Nos. 41-50
Tuesday: Nos. 31-40
Today: Nos. 21-30
Thursday: Nos. 11-20
Friday: Nos. 1-10
No. 30: Neil O’Donnell to Larry Brown, Super Bowl XXX
Trailing 20-17 with about four minutes remaining, Steelers quarterback Neil O’Donnell throws a beautiful pass---to Cowboys cornerback Larry Brown, who returns the ball to the six. Dallas goes on to score and win the game, 27-17.
No. 29: Touchdown for the Refrigerator
All 350 pounds of William “the Refrigerator” Perry rips a hole in the Patriots defensive line to score on a one-yard touchdown run.
No. 28: Montana to Rice keeps the drive alive, Super Bowl XXIII
Facing second and 20 with less than two minutes remaining and trailing by three, 49ers quarterback Joe Montana finds Jerry Rice, who splits defenders and runs upfield for a 26-yard gain, keeping the game-winning drive against Cincinnati going.
No. 27: Montana to Taylor wins it, Super Bowl XXIII
Two plays after keeping the drive alive with the completion to Rice, Montana finds receiver John Taylor in the end zone to give the 49ers the win over Cincinnati.
No. 26: Joe Montana spots John Candy, Super Bowl XXIII
Of course, what led up to the passes to Rice and Taylor is the best part. Trailing by three and starting the game-winning drive deep in his own territory, Montana knew he needed to release some of the pressure on his team. In the huddle, he turns to teammate Harris Barton and says, “There, in the stands, standing near the exit ramp Isn’t that John Candy?”
No. 25: The Michael Jackson halftime show. Super Bowl XXVI
In one of the last great moments of his legendary career, Jackson put on what became the prototype for a Super Bowl halftime show: fireworks, stunning entrances and an elaborate stage.
No. 24: John Stallworth’s 73-yard touchdown grab, Super Bowl XIV
It was a dagger to the heart of L.A. Rams fans. Trailing 19-17 in the fourth quarter, Pittsburgh quarterback Terry Bradshaw connects with John Stallworth on a 73-yard touchdown pass play to give the Steelers the lead.
No. 23: Super Bowl I
You can’t have any of the other Super Bowl moments without Super Bowl I.
No. 22: The greatest Super Bowl commercial of all time
Because every kid who has seen a Star Wars movie has tried to do the same thing this kid does in this ad.
No. 21: Simms to McConkey on a flea-flicker, Super Bowl XXI
Phil Simms completes a 44-yard flea-flicker to Phil McConkey, who is tackled at the one. The Giants score on the next play for a 26-10 lead over Denver.