The Eagles scored a touchdown to go up five points on the Patriots with a little over two minutes to play in Super Bowl 52. We all knew what was coming. Tom Brady was set to get the ball back and — well — we know what comes next.
That is, until Brandon Graham got to the 40 year old quarterback for a sack and a fumble. Who recovered it? None other than Tennessee’s all time leader in sacks — Derek Barnett. Watch Barnett make the play below.
Former Tennessee great Derek Barnett recovers the fumble for the #Eagles. #Superbowl pic.twitter.com/x5fzyIkJgD— Trey Wallace (@TreyW_SEC) February 5, 2018
Philadelphia got the ball back and added a field goal, making it an eight point game. Tom Brady had one last shot, but he came up short on a failed hail mary.
The Eagles are Super Bowl champs — and Derek Barnett is 1-1 in championships for his career so far. Congrats to Derek for helping take down the machine that is the New England Patriots.