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Former Secretary of State to participate in Houston’s Super Bowl LI bid

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There’s a former Secretary of State who is assuming a significant role in an NFL project.

And it’s not Condoleezza Rice.

The Texans have announced that James Baker, who served in that role under President George H.W. Bush, will serve as the honorary chairman of the local bid committee.  Local executive Richard “Ric” Campo will serve as the actual chairman of the committee.

Houston has hosted one other Super Bowl at Reliant Stadium, in 2004.  It was regarded as the quid pro quo for the construction of the stadium.

Either Houston of the loser of the San Francisco versus Miami showdown for Super Bowl L will host Super Bowl LI.

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5 Responses to “Former Secretary of State to participate in Houston’s Super Bowl LI bid”
  1. kd75 says: Feb 25, 2013 8:32 PM

    San Fran would be a rough SB host city. Ever try walking up California Ave?

  2. kane337 says: Feb 25, 2013 9:40 PM

    Remember Super Bowl XIX in Palo Alto, CA? Is was foggy, cold, and damp. Not the best place to host a Super Bowl.

  3. thekingdave says: Feb 25, 2013 11:43 PM

    Pretty sure this was announced over two weeks ago

  4. trollaikman8 says: Feb 26, 2013 12:40 AM

    Well the Cowboys are going to lobby by sending Dave Campo.

  5. drglory says: Feb 26, 2013 11:42 PM

    Not sure if we want one considering no team has ever won a Superbowl in their home town, go San Fran!

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