The lights went out and no one was playing football for half an hour at Super Bowl XLVII. And we're not talking about Beyonce's halftime performance. A power outage halted play for 34 minutes, just after Jacoby Jones' electrifying 108-yard kickoff return opened the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. With no football being played, what's an athlete to do? Tweet about it, of course. Here's some reaction to the night the lights went out at the Super Bowl :

When the game resumed and the 49ers mounted a comeback, some athletes wondered if the long delay was responsible for the shift in momentum:


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