Skip to comments.Super Bowl Sister picks Packers, says ‘Big Ben’s clock is rung’
Posted on 02/04/2011 9:42:47 AM PST by MDJohnPaul
Heres some news Baltimore Ravens fans will love.
Providence Sister Jean Kenny, a nationally known Super Bowl prognosticator, is picking the Green Bay Packers over the Pittsburgh Steelers in this Sundays big game.
The Chicago nun, who has made late-night talk show appearances on Jay Leno and Conan OBrien in the past, predicts Super Bowl XLVs final score will be 24-21.
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Sister Jean is 18-7 in selecting winners since 1986.
The Catholic schoolteachers foray into game picks began in 1986 when the Bears made it to the Super Bowl and Sister Jean was one of the winners in a poem-writing contest for a Chicago radio station.
Monday Night Football heard about it and they brought a camera crew to my classroom, Sister Jean told The Criterion, official newspaper for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, in a 2010 interview. They taped my students reading the poem with me. Thats how it started.
Heres Sister Jeans poem about this years pick...
(Excerpt) Read more at catholicreview.org ...
BJ Raji is going to eat Big Ben.
She’s from Chicago. Meh. The Steelers have their own group of nuns.
You would be wrong.
Our POS commander in chief, gave the kiss of death to the Steelers, he is rooting for them.
I hope Sister is right!
How is it that the Super Bowl ended up being held in Dallas? Usually it is held in a warm place.