"The Super Bowl kid" and other sports prodigies
Just before Super Bowl LIV, Fox aired a video commemorating the NFL's 100th anniversary. It featured a young boy running a football across America, with various NFL legends telling him to "Take it to the house, kid! before switching to the live broadcast, where the young boy ran onto the field and handed the ref the game ball.
Who is he? The star of the commercial is 13-year-old football and track prodigy, Maxwell "Bunchie" Young, who was named SI's "Sportskid of the Year" in 2017 and was recently featured on "No Days Off," a YouTube show about sports prodigies from Whistle (previously Whistle Sports).
- Dillon Lester, a 15-year-old baseball phenom
- Chandler King, a 12-year-old gymnast star
- Griffin Spikoski, a 14-year-old pro Fortnite gamer
- Sky Brown, a 10-year-old pro skate and surfing prodigy