Super Bowl

How Jimmy Garoppolo fared in Super Bowl LIV

The former Patriots quarterback couldn't pull out the win in Miami.

Jimmy Garoppolo (10) had 219 yards and was 20 for 31 passing in a Super Bowl loss.

Jimmy Garoppolo couldn’t quite get it done in Super Bowl LIV.

The 28-year-old quarterback threw for 219 yards, finishing 20-of-31 passing with a touchdown and two interceptions, and was sacked once as the 49ers fell to the Chiefs, 31-20, after holding a 20-10 lead at halftime.

Take a look at how it went down:

1st quarter, 13:18 at SF 17

Garoppolo had the first completion of the game, an 11-yard pass to George Kittle. The throw kickstarted a 10-play, 62-yard drive for the 49ers, who got on the board with a 3-0 lead.

2nd quarter, 14:08 at SF 41

After tackling Deebo Samuel for loss, Bashaud Breeland intercepted Garoppolo . The Chiefs picked up the ball at their own 44-yard line, and they ended the drive with a field goal to take a 10-3 lead.

2nd quarter, 5:05 at KC 15

Garoppolo threw the first touchdown of the game, a 15-yard pass to Harvard product Kyle Juszczyk. The extra point was good to tie the game at 10. 


In the third quarter, the 49ers doubled their lead with a 42-yard field goal from Robbie Gould and a 1-yard rush from Raheem Mostert.

To start the final frame, the Chiefs began crawling back. A 1-yard pass from Patrick Mahomes to Travis Kelce put the Chiefs within three with 6:13 to go, and a five-yard pass to Damien Williams made it 24-20 with 2:44 left.

4th quarter, 1:25 at SF 42

Garoppolo was sacked by Frank Clark for a loss of nine yards and a turnover on downs.

On the next play, Williams ran it 38 yards to the house to seal the deal for the Chiefs, 31-20.

4th quarter, 0:57 at SF 25

Garoppolo’s pass intended for Samuel was intercepted by Kendall Fuller.

Garoppolo finished the fourth quarter just 3-of-11 passing for 36 yards with an interception and a sack as the Chiefs took what could have been Garoppolo’s third Lombardi trophy and first as a starter, after winning with the Patriots in 2015 and 2017.


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