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Super Bowl 2013: Predictions, Television Schedule, Betting Lines

Several Super Bowl players spent their college years in Virginia. Where to watch the game in Leesburg.

When the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers meet in Super Bowl 47, several players may be familiar to people in our area—several played college football in Virginia or attended high school here.

Here's all the information you'll need to get the most out of the matchup, including local players to keep an eye on, television schedules and where to watch the game close to home.

Look for Ahmad Brooks, a 49ers linebacker who attended the University of Virginia, C.D Hylton High School in Woodbridge and Hargrave Military Academy. (See Brooks’ bio here). He was born in Fairfax.

Read Patch interviews with Ahmad Brooks' sister and his high school coach.

Torrey Smith, a wide receiver for Baltimore, lived in Fredericksburg and graduated from Stafford High. (See Smith's bio here.)

Joining Brooks is Cam Johnson, a San Francisco rookie linebacker. He also attended the University of Virginia and went to Gonzaga College High School in Washington. (See Johnson’s bio here.)

Ravens fans have to be hoping not to see Tyrod Taylor, who attended Virginia Tech and went to high school at Hampton High School in Hampton. (See Taylor’s bio here.) Why are Ravens fans rooting against his appearance? He's the backup quarterback.

Predictions

ScoresandOdds.com has the Super Bowl betting line favoring San Francisco by 3.5 points. The over/under on total points is 47.5.

But what does Vegas know? Here are fearless predictions from a few Patch staffers:

Adam Shelnut, Regional Publisher, Patch: Ravens 24, 49ers 21.

Todd Richissin, Senior Regional Editor, Patch: 49ers 35, Ravens 24.

Greg Hambrick, Associate Regional Editor, Patch: Ravens 21, 49ers 20. 

* What's your prediction? Tell us in comments. *

The Game

Who: San Francisco 49ers v. Baltimore Ravens.

Where: Superdome in New Orleans.

The Baltimore Ravens Fan Group — Virginia DC Metro Chapter is watching Superbowl XLVII at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 4238 Wilson Blvd. in Arlington.

The Washington-area official 49ers fan Meetup group will most likely be watching at Town Tavern in Adams Morgan, 2323 18th Street NW, Washington.

TV Schedule: Super Bowl coverage on CBS and its sports station begins at 9 a.m., and kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. on CBS.

Tickets: Good luck.

Here are just a few examples of where you watch the game in the company of others in Leesburg:

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Finnegan's Irish Pub
  • The Green Turtle
  • Spanky's Shenanigan's Pub
  • Have a favorite place we missed? List it in the comments below.

Skip the Bar:

Shellie February 03, 2013 at 12:48 PM
GO SKINS!
Roman Gamble February 03, 2013 at 03:24 PM
Bunker Sports Cafe - Leesburg
sam akers February 04, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Baltimore ravens. will bet sanfacsco tonight. come on ravens. you can doit me and my wife is waching the game now that look good keep it up ravens. you can do it
samakers February 04, 2013 at 01:00 AM
Ravens. is the best in the word

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