Shahid Khan says a future Super Bowl wouldn't be 'a good use of Jacksonville resources'

Jed Jacobsohn

The owner of the Jaguars doesn't think the city of Jacksonville is a good fit to host a future Super Bowl.

Everbank Field, Alltel Stadium at the time, served as the host stadium of Super Bowl XXXIX in 2005 and the city of Jacksonville was criticized by many in the media for its performance as host of the mammoth event. Jacksonville won't be hosting another Super Bowl any time soon either, as Jaguars owner Shad Khan ruled out the possibility at the owner's meetings this week.

With much of the meetings' discussions centering around the host cities of the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls, Khan told Ashley Gurbal Kritzer of the Jacksonville Business Journal that he wasn't interested in making a push for the city of Jacksonville to be hosts.

"It didn't cross my mind, and I think this is a world where we have a finite amount of time, money and energy," he said. "I don't think it's a good use of Jacksonville's resources."

While playing hosts for a future Super Bowl hasn't crossed Khan's mind, there has been an interest from the Jaguars organization in congruence with the city of Jacksonville to potentially play host to an NCAA national championship game. Super XXXIX featured the Patriots beating the Eagles, 24-21.

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