|Super Bowl MVP Award|
|Awarded for||Most valuable player of the Super Bowl|
|Presented by|| SPORT (1967–1989)|
National Football League (1990–present)
|Most wins|| Tom Brady |
|Most recent|| Tom Brady |
The Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, or Super Bowl MVP, is presented annually to the most valuable player of the Super Bowl, the National Football League's (NFL) championship game. The winner is chosen by a panel of 16 football writers and broadcasters, and, since Super Bowl XXXV in 2001, fans voting electronically. The media panel's ballots count for 80 percent of the vote tally, while the viewers' ballots make up the other 20 percent. The game's viewing audience can vote on the Internet or by using cellular phones; Media voters are asked to vote with about five minutes remaining in the game, but are allowed to change their mind when the game ends. They can nominate one player from each team, with instructions to count their vote for the player on the winning team. Voters cannot select an entire unit.
The Super Bowl MVP has been awarded annually since the game's inception in 1967. Through 1989, the award was presented by SPORT magazine.Bart Starr was the MVP of the first two Super Bowls. Since 1990, the award has been presented by the NFL. At Super Bowl XXV, the league first awarded the Pete Rozelle Trophy, named after former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, to the Super Bowl MVP. Ottis Anderson was the first to win the trophy. The most recent Super Bowl MVP, from Super Bowl LV held on February 7, 2021, is Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Brady is the only player to have won five Super Bowl MVP awards (four with the New England Patriots and one with the Buccaneers); Joe Montana won three and three other players—Bart Starr, Terry Bradshaw, and Eli Manning—have won the award twice.Starr and Bradshaw are the only ones to have won it in back-to-back years. The MVP has come from the winning team every year except 1971, when Dallas Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley won the award despite the Cowboys' loss in Super Bowl V to the Baltimore Colts. Harvey Martin and Randy White were named co-MVPs of Super Bowl XII, the only time co-MVPs have been chosen. Including the Super Bowl XII co-MVPs, seven Cowboys players have won Super Bowl MVP awards, the most of any NFL team. Quarterbacks have earned the honor 31 times in 55 games (and 56 awards).
|Year||Each year is linked to an article about that particular NFL season|
|Winner(#)||Denotes number of times the player has won the award|
|Player still active in NFL|
|*||Player elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame|
|‡||Player is not yet eligible for Pro Football Hall of Fame|
|Team(#)||Denotes number of times the team has won the award|
|Position(#)||Denotes number of times the position has won the award|
|1967||I||Bart Starr *||Green Bay Packers||Quarterback|
|1968||II||Bart Starr (2)*||Green Bay Packers (2)||Quarterback (2)|
|1969||III||Joe Namath *||New York Jets||Quarterback (3)|
|1970||IV||Len Dawson *||Kansas City Chiefs||Quarterback (4)|
|1971||V||Chuck Howley||Dallas Cowboys||Linebacker|
|1972||VI||Roger Staubach *||Dallas Cowboys (2)||Quarterback (5)|
|1973||VII||Jake Scott||Miami Dolphins||Safety|
|1974||VIII||Larry Csonka *||Miami Dolphins (2)||Running back|
|1975||IX||Franco Harris *||Pittsburgh Steelers||Running back (2)|
|1976||X||Lynn Swann *||Pittsburgh Steelers (2)||Wide receiver|
|1977||XI||Fred Biletnikoff *||Oakland Raiders||Wide receiver (2)|
|1978||XII||Harvey Martin||Dallas Cowboys (3, 4)||Defensive end|| |
|Randy White *||Defensive tackle|
|1979||XIII||Terry Bradshaw *||Pittsburgh Steelers (3)||Quarterback (6)|
|1980||XIV||Terry Bradshaw (2)*||Pittsburgh Steelers (4)||Quarterback (7)|
|1981||XV||Jim Plunkett||Oakland Raiders (2)||Quarterback (8)|
|1982||XVI||Joe Montana *||San Francisco 49ers||Quarterback (9)|
|1983||XVII||John Riggins *||Washington Redskins||Running back (3)|
|1984||XVIII||Marcus Allen *||Los Angeles Raiders (3)||Running back (4)|
|1985||XIX||Joe Montana (2)*||San Francisco 49ers (2)||Quarterback (10)|
|1986||XX||Richard Dent *||Chicago Bears||Defensive end (2)|
|1987||XXI||Phil Simms||New York Giants||Quarterback (11)|
|1988||XXII||Doug Williams||Washington Redskins (2)||Quarterback (12)|
|1989||XXIII||Jerry Rice *||San Francisco 49ers (3)||Wide receiver (3)|
|1990||XXIV||Joe Montana (3)*||San Francisco 49ers (4)||Quarterback (13)|
|1991||XXV||Ottis Anderson||New York Giants (2)||Running back (5)|
|1992||XXVI||Mark Rypien||Washington Redskins (3)||Quarterback (14)|
|1993||XXVII||Troy Aikman *||Dallas Cowboys (5)||Quarterback (15)|
|1994||XXVIII||Emmitt Smith *||Dallas Cowboys (6)||Running back (6)|
|1995||XXIX||Steve Young *||San Francisco 49ers (5)||Quarterback (16)|
|1996||XXX||Larry Brown||Dallas Cowboys (7)||Cornerback|
|1997||XXXI||Desmond Howard||Green Bay Packers (3)|| Kick returner/|
|1998||XXXII||Terrell Davis *||Denver Broncos||Running back (7)|
|1999||XXXIII||John Elway *||Denver Broncos (2)||Quarterback (17)|
|2000||XXXIV||Kurt Warner *||St. Louis Rams||Quarterback (18)|
|2001||XXXV||Ray Lewis *||Baltimore Ravens||Linebacker (2)|
|2002||XXXVI||Tom Brady||New England Patriots||Quarterback (19)|
|2003||XXXVII||Dexter Jackson||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Safety (2)|
|2004||XXXVIII||Tom Brady (2)||New England Patriots (2)||Quarterback (20)|
|2005||XXXIX||Deion Branch||New England Patriots (3)||Wide receiver (4)|
|2006||XL||Hines Ward||Pittsburgh Steelers (5)||Wide receiver (5)|
|2007||XLI||Peyton Manning *||Indianapolis Colts||Quarterback (21)|
|2008||XLII||Eli Manning||New York Giants (3)||Quarterback (22)|
|2009||XLIII||Santonio Holmes||Pittsburgh Steelers (6)||Wide receiver (6)|
|2010||XLIV||Drew Brees||New Orleans Saints||Quarterback (23)|
|2011||XLV||Aaron Rodgers||Green Bay Packers (4)||Quarterback (24)|
|2012||XLVI||Eli Manning (2)||New York Giants (4)||Quarterback (25)|
|2013||XLVII||Joe Flacco||Baltimore Ravens (2)||Quarterback (26)|
|2014||XLVIII||Malcolm Smith||Seattle Seahawks||Linebacker (3)|
|2015||XLIX||Tom Brady (3)||New England Patriots (4)||Quarterback (27)|
|2016||50||Von Miller||Denver Broncos (3)||Linebacker (4)|
|2017||LI||Tom Brady (4)||New England Patriots (5)||Quarterback (28)|
|2018||LII||Nick Foles||Philadelphia Eagles||Quarterback (29)|
|2019||LIII||Julian Edelman||New England Patriots (6)||Wide receiver (7)|
|2020||LIV||Patrick Mahomes||Kansas City Chiefs (2)||Quarterback (30)|
|2021||LV||Tom Brady (5)||Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2)||Quarterback (31)|
|Dallas Cowboys||7|| V, VI, XII, |
|Pittsburgh Steelers||6|| IX, X, XIII,|
|New England Patriots||6|| XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX,|
|San Francisco 49ers||5|| XVI, XIX, XXIII,|
|Green Bay Packers||4|| I, II, XXXI,|
|New York Giants||4|| XXI, XXV, XLII,|
|Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders||3||XI, XV, XVIII|
|Washington Redskins||3||XVII, XXII, XXVI|
|Denver Broncos||3||XXXII, XXXIII, L|
|Miami Dolphins||2||VII, VIII|
|Baltimore Ravens||2||XXXV, XLVII|
|Kansas City Chiefs||2||IV , LIV|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||2||XXXVII, LV|
|New York Jets||1||III|
|St. Louis Rams||1||XXXIV|
|New Orleans Saints||1||XLIV|
|Kick returner/punt returner||1|
|Tom Brady||Quarterback||New England Patriots (4) / Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1)||5||XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, LI, LV|
|Joe Montana *||Quarterback||San Francisco 49ers||3||XVI, XIX, XXIV|
|Bart Starr *||Quarterback||Green Bay Packers||2||I, II|
|Terry Bradshaw *||Quarterback||Pittsburgh Steelers||2||XIII, XIV|
|Eli Manning||Quarterback||New York Giants||2||XLII, XLVI|
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