Zoosk's 2nd Annual Football Survey Highlights Single Womens' Thoughts About the Biggest Game of the Year

Feb 01, 2012, 09:15 ET from Zoosk

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While football may be a popular sport among men, ladies are big fans of the game, too. Zoosk.com, the romantic social network, recently surveyed more than 1,000 single women in the U.S. to determine their thoughts on everything ranging from predictions on which team will win the Big Game to who the sexiest players are and how they would react if a date invited them to the game in Indianapolis.  To view infographics of Zoosk's survey results, visit http://blog.zoosk.com/2012/01/31/zoosks-2nd-annual-football-survey/. Zoosk's findings include:

Tickets may be expensive, but women are all for a date that involves a trip to Indianapolis next weekend.

  • 91% of single women think being taken to the game in Indianapolis would make for a dream date!

Will "women's intuition" predict the winner of this year's game?

  • 51% of women think the New England Patriots will win.
  • 49% of women think the New York Giants will win.

Single women prefer to watch the actual game over the ads and halftime show.

  • 66% of females think that the game is the best part.
  • 20% are only watching for the commercial entertainment.
  • 14% of women tune in for the halftime show.

The sexiest players tend to share a field position.

  • 60% of single women think that Quarterback, Tom Brady is the sexiest Patriot (with Rob Gronkowski and Chad Ochocinco tying for 2nd place at 13% each).
  • 61% of single women think that Quarterback, Eli Manning is the sexiest Giant (followed by Justin Trattou at 14% and Ahmad Bradshaw at 11%).

Tom vs. Eli…

  • 55% of single women think that Tom Brady has what it takes to get a 4th ring, despite his injuries and lack of defense support.

Football pools aren't just for guys…

  • 34% of single women plan to participate in a pool this year.

Single ladies want Madonna to "express herself" during the halftime show.

  • The ladies have expressed their own opinion and say they want Madonna to perform her hit song Express Yourself during the halftime show.

The Zoosk poll was conducted online in January 2012 and fielded 1,012 responses from single women in the United States who use Zoosk.

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