Chevrolet’s new midsize pickup was originally intended for MVP Tom Brady but after the famed QB suggested the truck should be awarded to Butler, whose now-infamous interception clinched the game for the Pats, Chevrolet decided to hand the keys to the lucky rookie corner back.
“I am ecstatic that Chevrolet has chosen to reward me with a Colorado. It is just another unreal event in what has been an incredible week” said Butler.
“I’ve seen several game-changing moments in big games, and Malcom’s interception last Sunday ranks up there as one of the biggest,” said Brady. “I appreciate Chevrolet wanting to honor the Super Bowl’s top performer, and I’m glad they have agreed to award the MVP 2015 Chevrolet Colorado to Malcolm.”
For now, Butler is just enjoying the moment.
“Words can’t explain how my life has changed and how good things have been happening to me. I’m very overwhelmed,” he said in an interview with ESPN.
But even with a career-defining moment already in to his credit, Butler said he wants to be remembered for more than just one big catch, “I just don’t want one play to describe me as a player. I have more to prove. Just stay humble about it. I have to get back to work soon to get ready for this season. I don’t have much time for playing.”
From the Seahawks epic bungle (why didn’t they let Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch run the ball?), to weird dancing sharks and now to Brady’s “no, you have it” truck handoff, there’s no doubt Super Bowl XLIX and the ensuing aftermath will go down as one of the most memorable and bizarre championship games in recent memory.