Entertainment Sports Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts to Be First Black Quarterbacks to Meet in Super Bowl The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles will face off in Super Bowl LVII By Natasha Dye Natasha Dye Twitter Natasha Dye is a writer-reporter for PEOPLE Digital covering sports. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 30, 2023 02:43 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty; Jamie Squire/Getty The 2023 Super Bowl will be an important one. For the first time in the history of the iconic game, two Black quarterbacks will face off when the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 12 in Arizona. Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts will make his Super Bowl debut against Patrick Mahomes when the two teams meet for Super Bowl LVII. While Black quarterbacks have played in and won Super Bowls, no other Super Bowl has featured a pair of Black starting quarterbacks. Hurts, who was drafted in 2020, posted MVP-worthy stats throughout the 2022-23 NFL season. In an interview with ESPN, Philadelphia's left tackle Jordan Mailata called Hurts "one of the hardest workers I've ever seen in my life." Mailata added, "Second year as a full-year starter, and he's taking us to the Super Bowl?" Travis Kelce and Jason Kelce Will Make History as First Brothers to Face Off in Super Bowl Vasha Hunt/Alabama Media Group via AP Mahomes will start for the Chiefs. It will be the 27-year-old's third Super Bowl appearance in his five seasons in Kansas City. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Mahomes, who is just one of three Black quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl, led the Chiefs to a title in 2020 over the San Francisco 49ers but came up short the following year in a loss to Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In addition to Mahomes, the two other Black quarterbacks to take home the Lombardi Trophy are Doug Williams in 1988 and Russell Wilson in 2014. Patrick Mahomes. David Eulitt/Getty Rihanna Shares New Super Bowl Teaser Clad in Her Savage X Fenty Game Day Collection Hurts and the Eagles secured their spot in the Super Bowl after defeating the 49ers 31-7 on Sunday. Mahomes and the Chiefs eliminated Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday 23-20 in a game that came down to the wire in the final quarter.