ABC News' John Muller reports:
Strap on your helmet and listen up. If you want to impress your fellow Super Bowl party goers, study up on their five fun facts.
When someone shouts out how lightning fast San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is, chime in with this one "a heck of a lot faster than his pet tortoise."
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Super Bowl Party Survival Fact 1:
Kaepernick has a pet tortoise named Sammy who could live 150 years, meaning Sammy might be the only one around to watch Super Bowl 200!
And look out for Baltimore defensive great Ray Lewis' last squirrel dance.
Jump on the chance to say, "I guess he'll be ready to get a rocking chair next to retired Olympian Michael Phelps."
Super Bowl Party Survival Fact 2:
Lewis and Phelps are good friends. In fact, Phelps gave Lewis some of the credit for helping him snag those 22 Olympic gold medals.
Sooner or later someone will state the obvious about the sibling rivalry of coaches Jim and John Harbaugh.
That's when you say, "yeah but the real "x" factor might be the lesser known the father and son rivalry.
Super Bowl Party Survival Fact 3:
Jim Harbaugh's son Jay works for the Ravens as part of their video and strengths staff. Basically he's been prepping Ravens players on how to beat dad's 49ers.
Now on to the commercials…while your friends are laughing with spinach dip in their teeth casually drop in Super Bowl party survival fact no. four:
Super Bowl Party Survival Fact 4:
This year marks a new record for advertisements - a 30 second ad topped the $4 million mark for the first time ever.
And finally some perspective…the 49ers have won five Super Bowls and the Ravens have won one.
But mention both teams have won every Super Bowl game they've played in.
Super Bowl Party Survival Fact 5:
One of these teams will lose their first Super Bowl ever.
Of course by that time, you and your facts will be a winner.
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