Super Bowl 8 logo, Miami Dolphins 24VS Minnesota Vikings 7, MVP Larry Csonka

Super Bowl VIII (8)
Team Statistics



Miami Dolphins
24
Minnesota Vikings
7
Miami Dolphins Superbowl VIII Ring

Coaches


Miami Dolphins:
Don Shula
Minnesota Vikings:
Bud Grant

Half Time Show


Headliner: University of Texas Band.

Location


Rice Stadium
Houston, TX

Date: August 17, 1970
Attendance: 71,882

MVP


Larry Csonka
Running Back (RB)
Miami Dolphins

TEAM STATISTICS                  Minn.      Miami
Total First Downs                  14          21
  Rushing                           5          13
  Passing                           8           4
  Penalty                           1           4
Total Net Yardage                 238         259
Total Offensive Plays              54          61
  Average Gain per Offensive Play 4.4         4.2
Rushes                             24          53
  Yards Gained Rushing (Net)       72         196
  Average Yards per Rush          3.0         3.7
Passes Attempted                   28           7
  Passes Completed                 18           6
  Had Intercepted                   1           0
  Tackled Attempting to Pass        2           1
  Yards Lost Attempting to Pass    16          10
  Yards Gained Passing (Net)      166          63
Punts                               5           3
  Average Distance               42.2        39.7
Punt Returns                        0           3
  Punt Return Yardage               0          20
Kickoff Returns                     4           2
  Kickoff Return Yardage           69          47
Interception Return Yardage         0          10
Fumbles                             2           1
  Own Fumbles Recovered             1           1
  Opponent Fumbles Recovered        0           1
Penalties                           7           1
  Yards Penalized                  65           4
Total Points Scored                 7          24
Touchdowns                          1           3
  Rushing                           1           3
  Passing                           0           0
  Returns                           0           0
Extra Points                        1           3
Field Goals                         0           1
  Field Goals Attempted             0           1
Safeties                            0           0
Third-Down Efficiency            8/15        4/11
Fourth-Down Efficiency            0/1         1/1
Time of Possession              26:15       33:45

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