Super Bowl 2015: Why Marshawn Lynch Ate Skittles Before the Game

PHOTO: Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks walks on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium, Feb. 1, 2015 in Glendale, Ariz.PlayTom Pennington/Getty Images
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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is a big fan of Skittles and has been so for a while. He loves them so much that he was spotted on the sidelines today eating a handful prior to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLIX.

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Lynch's mother did an interview in 2012 explaining that her son has loved the colorful candy since he was a kid.

"I would give him a handful of Skittles and say, 'Eat 'em up, baby. They're going to make you run fast and they're going to make you play good," Delisa Lynch said.

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