1. Winner/final score.Tiebreaker: Pick a prop bet as listed on Football Outsiders. Get it right. The tougher the odds of winning your bet, the more credit you get.
2. Official Game MVP.
3. Which advertiser tops the USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter?
4. Predict something interesting about Beyonce's performance. [Portions of the setlist have been leaked.]
5. Will Alicia Keys' rendition of the National Anthem run over/under 2:15?
Previous winners: 2006: Benner; 2007: me; 2008: Joseph J. Finn ; 2009: Scott; 2010: Scott again; 2011: GoldnI; 2012: Phil. As they will tell you, the prizes are Fame and Glory within this community, but nothing financial.
[My picks: San Francisco 24-20, Colin Kaepernick, Dorito's, Jay-Z will not appear, and under. Tiebreaker Prop: Dennis Pitta scores first TD of game.]