The Super Bowl is the annual League Championship of the National Football League NFL. It has been serving as the final of the NFL replacing the NFL Championship game since the year 1966.  From the year 2022, it has been decided that the Super Bowl games will be played on the second Sunday of February every year.

Before this, the Super Bowl games were played in mid January during 1967 to 1978 on Sundays then it changed to later January from 1979 to the year 2004 then from 2005 to 2021 it was played on the first sunday of February.

The winner of the Super Bowl is awarded with the Vincent Lombardi trophy which is one of the most prestigious trophies for any Football team. The NFL has restricted the use of the word “Super Bowl” because of which it is frequently regarded as the big game day for the non sponsor companies. 

On the Super Bowl game days the Sundays are regarded as super bowl Sundays or as the super Sunday.

Today we will check out the Most Sacks in the Super Bowl by players.

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L. C. Greenwood for Pittsburgh Steelers – 4.0

Most sacks in super bowl

L. C. Greenwood was a professional American Football player who used to play as a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steeler in the NFL and played college football for the Arkansas AM&N Golden Lions.

During the 10th round of the NFL draft of 1969, he was first picked by the Steelers and after that he had never left the steelers. He led the list of highest sacks during his time.

In Super Bowl IX against the Minnesota Vikings in New Orleans, Greenwood batted down two passes from Fran Tarkenton. The next year against the Dallas Cowboys in Miami, he sacked Roger Staubach four times. Greenwood played in all four of the Steelers’ Super Bowl victories (IX, X, XIII, XIV) in the 1970s. Unofficially, he had five sacks in those four title games and that is the Most sacks in super bowl.

Grady Jarett for Atlanta Falcons – 3.0

Grady Jarett is a well known defensive end American Football player who plays for the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL and has played college football for Clemson. During the 5th round of the NFL draft in 2015, he was drafted by the falcons. The Falcons traded two draft picks to the Minnesota Vikings to move up and take Jarrett, giving up their 146th and 187th picks.

Jarett had recorded his first ever sack in the NFL on 12th december 2015 against Tampa Bay. In the 2016 season, he had played all the 16 league games and had 48 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, nine quarterback hits, and three sacks.

During the Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots, Jarett madea record of 3 sacks to register his name in the list of Most sacks in the super bowl.

Kony Ealy for Carolina Panther – 3.0

Kony Ealy is a Gridiron football defensive end who is at present a free agent at the NFL but used to earlier play for the college football team Missouri. His professional football career started in 2014 when in the 2014 draft, he was picked up by the Carolina Panthers.

After his great season at college football, he was expected to be a first round pick and some of them considered him as a top 10 selection.

During the Super Bowl 50 in 2015 against the Denver Broncos, he tied the super bowl record and created the postseason record for the panthers as he went on to make 3 sacks in the game in just 23 snaps. 

Darnell Dockett for Arizona Cardinals – 3.0

Darnell Dockett is a well known former American football player who used to play as a defensive end for the NFL team Arizona cardinals for 11 seasons and was first picked by them during the 2004 NFL draft. Earlier he used to play college football for the team Florida State Seminoles.

He was picked in the third round because of a history of arrests, controversies with the coaching staff and others. He proved his worth and soon became an important player for the Arizona Cardinals.

During the 2007 to 2008 season, he had a great start and had 4 sacks in 16 games with winning the NFC with a record of 9-7. They had a great run to the Super Bowl XLIII which resulted in a loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers but Dockett had recorded the highest number of sacks of 3.

Reggie White for Green Bay Packers – 3.0

Reggie White is a  former American Football player who used to play in the NFL between 1980 to 1990s and was a great defensive end of his era. He also used to play college football for Tennessee Volunteers.

In 1993, when White became a free agent, he was bought by the Green Bay Packers for 17 million dollars for 6 seasons. 

He had a total of 68.5 sacks which was the highest at that time but now ranks 3rd for the Packers. Reggie white was a great leader of his team who  helped the Packers win a Super Bowl, with a game-ending sack, in Super Bowl XXXI.

During the game, White had 3 sacks to set the single game record for a Super Bowl. That victory was his only championship at any level.