Special Sub-Topic: All About the Niners 
|Of their first five Super Bowl appearances, how many did the San Francisco 49ers win?|
5. Super Bowl XVI
Super Bowl XIX
Super Bowl XXIII
Super Bowl XXIV
Super Bowl XXIX
|How many times did 49er quarterback Joe Montana win a Super Bowl MVP?|
3. Joe Montana was MVP of Super Bowls XVI, XIX, and XXIV.
|Which 49er was Super Bowl XXIII MVP?|
Jerry Rice. Catching 11 passes for a then Super Bowl record 215 yards, wide receiver Jerry Rice was voted Super Bowl XXIII MVP. He scored one touchdown and also had 5 yards rushing.
|Which San Francisco 49er was voted MVP in Super Bowl XXIX?|
Steve Young. Steve Young received the MVP honors for his stellar performance. He completed a record 6 touchdowns, 4 were in one half. He threw for 325 yards and was also the game's leading rusher with 49 yards. That was the first time in Super Bowl history that the leading passer and leading rusher were the same man.
|Who did the 49ers play in Super Bowl XXIX?|
San Diego Chargers. The game was held January 29, 1995, at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami. This was the Championship game for the 1994 regular season. The Niners played the Chargers. This was the first San Francisco Super Bowl without Joe Montana.
|Who was the coach of the San Francisco 49ers for their first three Super Bowls?|
Bill Walsh. Bill Walsh was coach of the Niners 1979-1988. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.
|Which San Francisco head coach ended his first season with a Super Bowl victory?|
George Seifert. George Seifert was an assitant under Coach Walsh. He took over the head coaching duties for the 1989 season, a season that ended with a Super Bowl XXIV victory.
|Of quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young, who has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame?|
Both. Joe Montana was inducted into the Pro Footall Hall of Fame in 2000, and Steve Young in 2005.
|After the Niners fifth Super Bowl appearance, how many times did they make it to the playoffs in the next 10 seasons?|
6. Following Super Bowl XXIX, the Niners fifth, they made it to the playoffs six times, reaching the Conference Championship once.
|Who was the coach that took the team to the Conference Championship game in the 1997 season?|
Steve Mariucci. Steve Mariucci coached the 49ers 1997-2002, then went to the Detroit Lions. They went to the Conference Championship in his first year and they lost 23-10. They saw playoff action in four of his six seasons with the team.
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