Joe Namath’s Super Bowl XLVIII Coin Toss was Intercepted by an Official (GIF)

Joe Namath coin toss

Joe Namath made a name for himself as a calm, cool, and collected quarterback when he earned MVP honors during the New York Jets’ Super Bowl III victory over the heavily-favored Baltimore Colts; however, he wasn’t quite as calm, cool, and collected during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium last night.

Broadway Joe accidentally jumped the gun during the opening coin toss, flipping it before the Seahawks had a chance to call either heads or tails.  The result was Namath’s first interception during a Super Bowl appearance, as his initial flip was picked off by one of the officials.

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