Snee helps Giants to Super Bowl win


Montrose graduate Chris Snee, a right guard for the New York Giants, helped his team take home a 21-17 victory at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sunday night.

Snee, a 6-foot-3, 305-pound, right guard, not only helped protect quarterback Eli Manning throughout the game, he played a key role in recovering a fourth quarter Ahmad Bradshaw fumble at the Giants 11 yard line.

The Giants got ahead early in the game with a safety on Patriot quarterback Tom Brady onNew England’s first possession, followed by a first quarter touchdown pass from Manning to Victor Cruz.

However,New Englandscored on a 29-yard field goal and a pass from Brady to Danny Woodhead at the end of the second to giveNew Englanda 10-9 halftime lead.

New Englandwould then score its last points with a Brady pass to Aaron Hernandez early in the third quarter to make it 17-9.

New York’s Lawrence Tynes then scored a pair of field goals, from 38 and 33 yards, to bring the tally to 17-15.

On the offensive series following Snee’s fumble recovery, Bradshaw marched six yards to give the Giants the 21-17 lead for good.



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