Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/3/13
The lights figuratively were going out of the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl before the lights literally went out at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. At 7:38 p.m. CST, early in the third quarter of the game, the overhead lights affixed to the stadium roof over the 49ers' side went out. Subsequently, lights on the Baltimore Ravens' side went out, too. A few minutes later, the public-addess announcer told the fans, "We are experiencing a temporary delay in electrical service." The CBS broadcast said it would be a 15-minute process to get lights restored. The Ravens held a 28-6 lead with 13:28 remaining in the period when the outage began. Minutes earlier, Baltimore's Jacoby Jones took the second-half kickoff 109 yards for a touchdown, an all-time NFL record for the regular season or postseason. Baltimore quarterback Jacoby Jones threw three first-half touchdown passes, and the Ravens led 21-6 at halftime.
PLAYERS: Jacoby Jones
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
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