Who has the record for most receiving yards in a Super Bowl?

You might have heard of him.

Super Bowl XXIX - San Diego Chargers v San Francico 49ers
Super Bowl XXIX - San Diego Chargers v San Francico 49ers / Focus On Sport/GettyImages
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The San Francisco 49ers are preparing to play in their eighth Super Bowl and hoping to win their first title in 29 years. They appeared in three Super Bowls in the 1980s, winning all three of them and cementing themselves as a dynasty. They won two more Super Bowls in the 90s.

One of the best players for their Niners during their dynasty was wide receiver Jerry Rice, who holds an important Super Bowl record, even to this day.

Jerry Rice owns the record for most receiving yards in a Super Bowl game.

Rice set the record for most receiving yards in Super Bowl history with a 215-yard day against the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII. The 49ers won Super Bowl XXIII by a score of 20-16 with Rice hauling in 11 total catches for 215 yards and a touchdown.

One year prior, Ricky Sanders of the-then Washington Redskins, set a short-term record with 193 yards in Super Bowl XXII in a 42-10 win over the Denver Broncos.

Super Bowl XXIII was the first Super Bowl appearance of Rice's career and his best performance in the big game. He always showed out big time in Super Bowls, tallying 148 yards off of seven catches in Super Bowl XXIV and 10 catches for 149 yards in Super Bowl XXIX where he had three trips into the end zone as well.

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