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Cliff Avril reminds fans the fastest score in Super Bowl history is still intact

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Cliff Avril hasn’t forgotten who recorded the quickest score in Super Bowl history.

Spoiler alert: It was the Seattle Seahawks.

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While watching Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, the former Seahawks defensive end and Super Bowl XLVIII champion shared a post once the first few seconds ticked off the game clock.

“And the fastest score in Super Bowl history record stands one more year,” Avril tweeted.

Harrison Butler kicked in a 49-yard field goal on the Chiefs second drive of the game to give Kansas City the 3-0 lead, but it wasn't quick enough. 

The Seahawks registered the fastest-ever score in Super Bowl history in 2014 while playing the Denver Broncos. On the first play from scrimmage, Avril set a Super Bowl record by scoring only 12 seconds into the game with a safety stemming from an errant opening snap by the Broncos.

 

The scoring play broke the previous record for the fastest play in Super Bowl history when Devin Hester scored for the Bears on the opening kickoff in Super Bowl XLI in just 14 seconds.

The quickest score in Super Bowl history set the tone for the Seahawks dismantling of the Manning-led Broncos. Seattle’s defense absolutely destroyed Denver en route to a 43-8 victory and the franchise’s first-ever Super Bowl title.

It's a moment Seahawks fans will never forget, and it's one Avril doesn't want you to forget either.