You're never too old
January 30, 2000 - At 63, Dick Vermeil became the oldest head coach to win a Super Bowl when the St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans 23-16 in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Vermeil expected overtime as Titans quarterback Steve McNair threw to Kevin Dyson on the game's final play. But Rams linebacker Mike Jones tackled Dyson at the one-yard line to seal the victory. "When the ball went in the air, I was going to get on the phone," Vermeil said, explaining that he intended to call offensive coordinator Mike Martz to begin plotting overtime strategy.
Known for displaying his emotions, Vermeil was calm as Jones made the tackle. "I've been in the other locker room," Vermeil said. "I've been in the Super Bowl and lost, so I know how it feels. And believe me, this feeling is much better."
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