A-list celebrities and star athletes gathered yesterday in New Orleans, home of Super Bowl XLVII, to compete in the Seventh Annual DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl!
The game was played at the “DTV SuperFan Stadium” at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World on the world’s largest indoor beach comprised of more than a million pounds of freshly poured sand.
Free and open to the public, the Beach Bowl has become one of the must-attend events of Super Bowl weekend pitting Hollywood’s biggest stars against former NFL greats in a wild flag football game where anything can happen.
Celebrities and athletes in the game included rapper Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), Katharine McPhee (SMASH), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Lil Wayne (rapper), Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Maria Menounos (host of EXTRA and New York Times bestselling author of “The EveryGirls Guide to Life”), Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), Scott Porter (Hart of Dixie), Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models Chrissy Teigen and Hannah Davis, Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie), Kevin Frazier (omg! Insider anchor), Rocsi Diaz (Entertainment Tonight), Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries), Matt Bomer (White Collar), Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy), Olympian Lolo Jones, Leah Gibson(ROGUE), Joshua Sasse (ROGUE), comedian Artie Lange (The Artie Lange Show), Alicia Quarles (E! News), NFL Hall of Famers Deion Sanders and Warren Moon, former NY Giants Jesse Palmer and Amani Toomer, Heisman Trophy-winner and NFL great Eddie George.
Check out all the pics below! And… go 9′ers! (or Ravens!)