NFL Super Bowl L and LI Will Be Hosted by San Francisco Bay Area and Houston

May 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Bay Area hasn't hosted a Super Bowl since the San Francisco 49ers knocked off the Miami Dolphins at Stanford Stadium in 1985, but that will change in 2016 as the NFL announced that Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., will host Super Bowl L, according to Brian McCarthy of the NFL.
McCarthy also tweeted that Houston will host Super Bowl LI in 2017.
Santa Clara was in direct competition with Miami, which has already hosted the Super Bowl on 10 occasions. The league decided on the Bay Area, though, as the 49ers' new stadium was obviously deemed to be worthy of hosting the biggest event in football.  
After losing the Super Bowl L vote to Santa Clara, Miami contested Houston for the Super Bowl LI bid. Miami once again came out on the losing end, however, as Houston's Reliant Stadium will host the Super Bowl for a second time.
The 49ers, who have played at Candlestick Park in San Francisco since 1971, will officially move into their new Santa Clara d...

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