[January 13]
1974

Rice Stadium hosts Super Bowl VIII on January 13. In Houston's 1st super bowl, the Miami Dolphins trounce the Minnesota Vikings 24-7. Thirty years later, Reliant Stadium hosts Super Bowl XXXVIII.

Rice is the only university in the world to host the Super Bowl (1974) and the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations (1990).

 

Dolphins MVP running back Larry Csonka
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