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Utah female football star featured in 100-year game Super Bowl ad

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Utah female football star featured in 100-year game Super Bowl ad. (Photo: NFL)

"You want this?" 15-year-old Utah football star Sam Gordon asks NFL star Richard Sherman. "Come and get it!"

That was the punchline near the end of the NFL's 100th season banquet commercial, which aired during Super Bowl LIII on KUTV.

The ad payed homage to past and present NFL players in the two minutes spot featuring the likes of Tom Brady, Jim Brown, Joe Montana, Dick Butkus, Deion Sanders and Patrick Mahomes.

The commercial kicks off with Marshawn Lynch knocking over a cake while NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gives a speech. It also shows Von Miller flipping Tony Gonzalez over into the cake; Mike Singletary yelling "fumble"; and Todd Gurley tossing a football to Barry Sanders.

At the end of the ad, the football rolls to Sam Gordon.

San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman politely asks Gordon for the ball to which the Utah football star replies: "You want this? Come and get it!"

Gordon then takes off and passes the ball to New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley.

You can watch the ad here:

Gordon, who is from Herriman and attends Real Salt Lake Academy, made national headlines in 2012 with a viral video showing her as a 9-year-old girl playing football with the boys.

“Getting to watch myself be on there with all these legends was such an amazing experience,” she said.

She was flown to Los Angeles to film the commercial. She said she was most star struck by Richard Sherman.

Gordon first made national headlines in 2012 with a viral video showing her as a 9-year-old girl playing football with the boys.

Oh, and it went viral not just because she's a girl, she's also an amazing football player.

In 2015, Gordon launched the Utah Girls Tackle Football League. She is still fighting to get girls tackle football in high schools.

“Girls can play football. I’d like to see it get into high schools and colleges and a pro league like the NFL because it definitely has the potential. Although it might take time to build up to that, it can definitely happen,” she said.

Gordon said she is grateful to the NFL for all its support.