MHS recognized by NFL for contributing to Super Bowl history three times

Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 9.21.34 AMMission High School (MHS) has been recognized by the National Football League for contributing to Super Bowl history, not just once; not just twice; but now three times. MHS has been named to the NFL Super Bowl High School Honor Roll.

Mission, Texas- Mission High School (MHS) has been recognized by the National Football League for contributing to Super Bowl history, not just once; not just twice; but now three times. MHS has been named to the NFL Super Bowl High School Honor Roll.

A third special delivery was made to MHS earlier today.

As the NFL marks the 50th Super Bowl this Sunday, February 7, they are also celebrating the players and coaches of the past 49 Super Bowls and their high schools and communities that have positively impacted the national game.

MHS has received a special commemorative Golden Football produced by Wilson for Tom Landry and Koy Detmer and Bobby Ply. Tom Landry is the legendary Dallas Cowboys coach who was a part of Super Bowls V, VI, X, XII, XIII. Koy Detmer was a part of Super Bowl XXXIX as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. Ply played for the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 1.

Landry is a member of the MHS Class of 1942. Ply is a member of the MHS Class of 1958. Detmer is a member of the MHS Class of 1992.

As a member of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll, MHS will also receive the NFL Character Education Curriculum and is eligible to apply for a grant from the NFL Foundation.

Pictured, are the three Golden Footballs received by MHS for being named to the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll three times; including participation in the very first Super Bowl.

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