Jerry Rice was wide receiver who played in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers. Jerry Rice has won 3 Super Bowl ring and one Super Bowl MVP.
The San Francisco 4ers Super Bowl ring won by Jerry Rice are in the 1988, 1989 and 1994 season while playing for the San Francisco 4ers.
Jerry Rice was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006. Jerry Rice was also inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 2007, and in that same year, was inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
Here, lets take a look at some of the accomplishments and Super Bowl ring won by Jerry Rice.
1988 Super Bowl ring
The San Francisco 49ers won the NFC West with a 10–6 record, after winning four out of their final five games.
In the postseason, Jerry Rice caught five receptions for 61-yards and three touchdowns; scoring all three in the first half, in the 49er’s 34–9 win against the Minnesota Vikings. In the San Francisco 49ers’ 28–3 win over the Chicago Bears in the NFC title game.
Recording five catches for 133 yards and two touchdowns. In Super Bowl XXIII, Jerry Rice caught 11 passes for 215 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for five yards, helping the San Francisco 49ers to a narrow 20–16 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Jerry Rice receptions and receiving yards were both Super Bowl records.
For his performance, Jerry Rice was named the Super Bowl MVP; Rice called the win “stupendous”.
Jerry Rice became the third wide receiver to earn Super Bowl MVP honors. Despite winning the MVP of the game, he didn’t say the famous “I’m going to Disney World!” line; Joe Montana said it instead. Jerry Rice assumed that it was due to racism.
This was the first Super Bowl ring won by Jerry Rice.
Jerry Rice 1989 Super Bowl ring
Jerry Rice of the San Francisco finished the regular season with a 14–2 record, the highest in the NFL, and received a first-round bye. Jerry Rice caught six receptions for 114-yards and two touchdowns in the Divisional Round against the Minnesota Vikings.
This led the San Francisco 49ers to win the game 41–13.
In the NFC Championship Game against the Los Angeles Rams, Jerry Rice had six receptions for 55-yards in the 30–3 victory.
Before the Super Bowl ring fight against the Denver Broncos, the Denver Broncos defensive players had said that they were going to inflict hard hits on Jerry Rice. Rice finished Super Bowl XXIV with seven catches for 148 yards and three touchdown receptions in the 49ers 55–10 blowout victory.
Thus, Jerry Rice won his second Super Bowl ring.
Jerry Rice 1994 Super Bowl ring
Jerry Rice made it back to the Super Bowl with the 49ers in the 1994 season, recording 112 receptions for 1,499 yards and 13 touchdowns.
During the San Francisco 49ers’ first game of the 1994 season against the Los Angeles Raiders, he caught seven passes for a season-high 169 yards and two touchdowns.
Also, rushed for one more, moving into first place in the NFL records for career touchdowns, with 127. In Week 3, his 147 receiving yards moved him past Art Monk as the NFL’s active leader in that category.
Meantime, Charlie Joiner for third all-time. He would pass Steve Largent for 2nd place in Week 16.
Although Jerry Rice only caught six passes in San Francisco’s 2 playoff games that year, Jerry Rice proved to be a vital component in their 49–26 victory over the San Diego Chargers in Super Bowl XXIX; recording ten receptions for 149 yards and three touchdowns; despite playing with a separated shoulder for much of the game.
This was the 3rd and the last Super Bowl ring won by Jerry Rice.