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CFO Jimmy Patronis Issues Proclamation Honoring Tampa Bay Buccaneers


For Immediate Release: Friday, March 12, 2021
Contact: Office of Communications,, 850.413.2842
CFO Jimmy Patronis Issues Proclamation Honoring Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis issued a proclamation recognizing and congratulating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on their recent Super Bowl win against the Kansas City Chiefs. 

CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “Last month, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made the entire state of Florida proud by winning Super Bowl LV over the Kansas City Chiefs right here in Tampa. I’m honored to present the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a well-deserved proclamation highlighting their amazing performance and making history as the first team to ever play and win the Super Bowl on their home field. Congratulations to Tom Brady, Gronk and the entire Tampa Bay Buccaneers team on this incredible win. Florida is for winners!”
WHEREAS, the first ever Super Bowl took place in 1967 between the NFL’s Green Bay Packers and the AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and was originally called the “AFL-NFL World Championship Game”; and
WHEREAS, the Super Bowl is the most-watched sporting events in the world, broadcast to more than 170 countries, and is the epitome of football games played to determine the champions of the National Football league; and
WHEREAS, the 2020 season was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 45th in the National Football League, second under head coach Bruce Arians and first with Tom Brady as quarterback; and
WHEREAS, the Buccaneers under the new leadership of Tom Brady improved from their previous season finishing 11-5 to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2007; and
WHEREAS, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, Tom Brady is the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl Championship and lead his team to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs with a final score of 31 to 9 to earn the coveted title of Super Bowl LV Champions; and
WHEREAS, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have earned the title of Super Bowl Champions for the second time since winning Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003; and
WHEREAS, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made history becoming the first ever NFL team to play in a Super Bowl that was hosted in their home stadium and win.        
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal of the State of Florida does hereby congratulate the SUPER BOWL LV CHAMPION TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS for their unmatched athletic performance and history making win that further affirms that Florida is for Winners.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF the Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal of the State of Florida has hereunto subscribed his name and has caused the Official Seal of the State of Florida to be hereunto affixed in the City of Tallahassee on the 12th day of March 2021.


About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).