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TAMPA, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 07: Yuri Andrade trespasses on the field during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

We all remember the dude who tried to run naked on the field during Super Bowl LV in Tampa. Well, a new bill would make that a first-degree misdemeanor. Fans who run on the field during sporting events, or even throw something, can face up to a year in jail time and a fine of up to $2,500.

The bill was filed by Sen. Corey Simon, R-Tallahassee on Tuesday (2/14). It also would apply to other entertainment venues, not just sporting events. Simon was actually an All-American defensive tackle at Florida State University before playing eight years in the National Football League.

This just doesn’t apply to fans who try to get some action on the field. If they throw objects on the field or attempt to strike players/coaches, the same charge will apply. The bill also seeks to prevent people from financially benefitting from these acts. Some remember the streaker from the Super Bowl also placed a bet that there would be a streaker. He almost won $375,000 until the online betting platform learned he planned the whole thing. Ultimately, he was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and a year of probation. [Source: Creative Loafing]

5 Players With Tampa Bay Ties at Super Bowl LVI

Sure we would have loved another Bucs appearance in the Super Bowl. Unfortunately it wasn’t meant to be. But Tampa Bay isn’t on the sideline completely today. Four players have ties to the area and will hope to win the Tom Bra… I mean Vince Lombardi trophy.

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