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Katie Sowers Set To Become 1st Woman To Coach In A Super Bowl

Assistant coach Katie Sowers of the San Francisco 49ers looks on before the preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 27, 2017. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
Assistant coach Katie Sowers of the San Francisco 49ers looks on before the preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 27, 2017. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Katie Sowers will make history on Sunday as the first woman to coach in a Super Bowl as an assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers offense.

But her roots are in Kansas City — home of the Chiefs who will face off against the 49ers in Miami.

Greg Echlin (@GregEchlin) from member station KCUR reports.

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