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Ji’Ayir Brown Makes Game-Changing Super Bowl Interception

San Fransisco 49ers rookie safety, Ji’Ayir Brown made a huge impact for the 49ers on the first drive of the second half of the Super Bowl, intercepting Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.  

BIG time play. BIG time stage. 😤 @_Tiig2


— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) February 12, 2024

Brown, in his first year in San Fransisco after being drafted by the 49ers in the third round last April, grabbed his third interception of the season, and his first of the playoffs. The interception helped stall any momentum Kansas City could get out of the half, after cutting the 49ers lead to 7 on a last minute field goal to close out the first half. At Penn State, Brown tallied 10 interceptions, three fumble recoveries, and three forced fumbles in three years with the Nittany Lions. Brown is one of two former Nittany Lions playing for the 49ers in the Super Bowl, joining defensive tackle Kevin Givens.