TAMPA ― One day, Bruce Arians’ lengthy and successful coaching career may make him worthy of consideration for election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
But for now, the clothes Arians wore while winning Super Bowl 55 have been received for future display in Canton, Ohio, according to the weekly email by David Baker, the Hall’s President and CEO.
The items include the hat, shirt and pants worn by Arians, as well as a game ball signed by the coach.
Traditionally, the Pro Football Hall of Fame collects items worn by the winning head coach in the Super Bowl.
Of course, if you watched the end of the game, Arians was doused with a bucket of blue Gatorade in a victory bath.
“I wish you weren’t so soggy,” Arians’ wife, Christine, told him following the Super Bowl.
No word on whether those items were laundered before being received by the Hall.
If you’re a Bucs fan, this may be the summer to plan a trip to Canton. Former Bucs and Broncos safety John Lynch, the 49ers general manager, is part of the Hall’s Class of 2021 that will be inducted in August.
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