The Patriots looked dead in the water, trailing 28-3 in the third quarter, before pulling off the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history.
So, how’d the do it? They rallied behind Tom Brady’s Super Bowl-record 466 passing yards as the Patriots took advantage of Atlanta mistakes and had a huge, clutch play by Julian Edelman.
“You never think that you would have a son who is going to the Super Bowl, and in his hometown,” Nelson Rowe told Houston television station KTRK.
Bennett visited his Houston-area high school this week, popping into Alief Taylor High School on Tuesday.
“This is where I started playing football,” said Bennett, who also played collegiately at Texas A&M. “It all started here. This is where my roots are. This is where it all began.
“It would be awesome to bring a trophy home. I don’t have to go anywhere. … The stars don’t align like this all the time, and they’re aligned.”
Matthews is the son of Hall of Fame lineman Bruce Matthews, who went to 14 Pro Bowls while playing for the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans but never won a Super Bowl. Winning a title for his dad would “be pretty special” for Jake.
“He was on a lot of good teams for many years, and the Plain Cheap Jerseys fact Order Cheap Jerseys that he only made it to one, and came up that short — yeah, this is a big opportunity,” Jake Matthews said. “If he couldn’t win one, I think he would be happy that I won one.”