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Lovato, Eagles Win Super Bowl LII

February 05, 2018
By ODU Athletics

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Former Old Dominion University long snapper Rick Lovato helped the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII Sunday night.

Lovato was perfect on all of his field/extra points snaps and his punt snap on Sunday night.

Lovato is the first Monarch to do the following in the NFL:
Play and win a Super Bowl
Play in an NFL regular-season game
Play in a playoff game
Play all 16 games in an NFL regular season

World Series and Super Bowl Champion
ODU is one of five schools this year to claim a World Series and Super Bowl Champion.

School Player(s)
Old Dominion Justin Verlander (WS), Rick Lovato (SB)
Arkansas Dallas Keuchel (WS), Jason Peters (SB)
Conn. George Springer (WS), Will Beatty (SB)
LSU Alex Bregman (WS), Donnie Jones, Jalen Mills (SB)
Virginia Derek Fisher (WS), Chris Long, Rodney McLeod (SB)

Lovato articles during Super Bowl week included:
New York Daily News
North Jersey.com (After Super Bowl)
Chicago Tribune
Virginian Pilot

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