SUPER NICK! Foles named Super Bowl MVP - Tucson News Now

SUPER NICK! Foles named Super Bowl MVP

Nick Foles (UA '11) is the first Wildcat quarterback to win a Super Bowl (Photo courtesy: AP). Nick Foles (UA '11) is the first Wildcat quarterback to win a Super Bowl (Photo courtesy: AP).
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Nick Foles, UA Football Class of 2011, accounted for four touchdowns in helping the Eagles win Super Bowl 52, 41-33 over the New England Patriots.

Foles was named the games’ MVP. He completed 28-of-43 passes for 373 yards and three touchdowns

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He also caught a one-yard touchdown pass on a trick play right before the end of the first half.

Rob Gronkowski (UA ’09) after a slow start finished with nine catches for 116 yards and two touchdowns

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Patriots linebacker Marquis Flowers (UA ’13) had one tackle for loss in the game, snuffing out a Foles’ third down screen pass attempt in the fourth quarter.

Foles is the first UA Football quarterback to lead an NFL team to a Super Bowl and now a title.

He becomes the 11th Arizona Wildcat to earn a Super Bowl ring. 

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