50 Greatest Super Bowl Moments

From pre-game to halftime to during the game, the most memorable events from football's biggest event

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The First 'World Championship Game' Touchdown

Super Bowl I, January 15th, 1967

America's most-watched sporting event wasn't officially decreed the Super Bowl until two years later, but for all intents and purposes, this inaugural clash (the "World Championship Game") between AFL and NFL superpowers (eventually re-assigned as the AFC and NFC) is regarded as SB I. And its very first points were tallied when little-used Green Bay Packers receiver Max McGee − an in-game sub for injured Boyd Dowler − snagged a touchdown pass from Bart Starr, one of the pair's two TD hookups that day en route to a victory over Len Dawson's Kansas City Chiefs. 

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