Kansas City Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 and won the Super Bowl - Greek American George Karlaftis is a SuperBowl Champion in his rookie Season

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The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 for a second Super Bowl victory in 4 years.

In his first professional season, former Purdue defensive end George Karlaftis is a Super Bowl Champion. Karlaftis and the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Glendale, Arizona, tonight. Karlaftis made history in the win, becoming the first Greek-born NFL player to win a Super Bowl.

Karlafits is the 43rd Purdue product to play in the Super Bowl. The Boilermakers have had a representative in the Super Bowl in 23 out of the last 24 years, including Karlaftis’ appearance this year. The Chiefs’ win also gives Purdue a Super Bowl champion in back-to-back seasons after Brycen Hopkins won last year with the Los Angeles Rams.

Greek American George Karlaftis
Kansas City Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 and won the Super Bowl - Greek American George Karlaftis is a SuperBowl Champion in his rookie Season 1

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes looked barely affected after aggravating an ankle injury late in the first half as the Chiefs erased a 10-point halftime deficit to add the title to the one that capped their 2019 season.

The Kansas City Chiefs rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl 57 on Sunday and claim their second NFL title in four seasons.

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes looked barely affected after aggravating an ankle injury late in the first half as the Chiefs erased a 10-point halftime deficit to add the title to the one that capped their 2019 season.

Karlaftis caps off a stellar rookie year with the Chiefs on top. The West Lafayette, High School alumnus, finished the season with six sacks, which was third most among rookies this year. He also racked up 33 total tackles, including eight tackles for loss and registered 11 quarterback hits during his debut season in Kansas City.

With NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes under center, Karlaftis could be contending for more Super Bowl wins in the years to come.

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