By the time we finished watching the Super Bowl today.
we all took in millions of dollars worth of T-V ads...
However, one Tomah man got the million-dollar view
after being asked to be in the N-F-L's Super Bowl
News 8's Brittany Schmidt has the story....
Wisconsin native Scott Wilcox has been a singer/ songwriter
for as long as he can remember
I have been writing music my whole life.
But he knows for a fact.
he has been a Green Bay Packers fan even longer
I am Wisconsin through and through.
So when an ad popped up asking for Packers fans born
in 1967 in the months
of October, November and December...-I
go immediately, ding, ding ding -I could do that with
my eyes closed.-- Scott knew he had apply
I thought wow finally an advantage to being old so
I answered the ad.
And within a few weeks.
Scott was asked to be in the NFL's 50th Super Bowl
My wife was like how can they expect you to drop
everything and just go and I am like it's the super
So Scott is off to New York...cheese wedge and all
Stuff it in my suitcase, you know what it's like to
stuff a cheese wedge haha.
Once he is in New York.
he couldn't wait to get started.
I get there early because I am nervous as heck I am
going to miss the thing, so I am there 45 minutes
Well call it a Scott thing.
or call it a Wisconsin thing.
but other Packers Fans did the same thing.
The first 6 people to show up are all from Wisconsin.
Now if that doesn't show the loyalty of Packers fans.
Scott says he's not sure what does.
but then it's off to rehearsal
It's about while our team was winning the superbowl,
our parents were making us, it's hilarious.
So you will see a wide range of people in the commercial
based on when their team went to the Super Bowl.
So needless to say, the Packers fans are the oldest
of the bunch because they were Super Bowl babies in
the very first Super Bowl.
The idea is that we are all singing this song and
it is different words to the melody of 'Kiss from
Scott says some of the lines were wordy, so being
a songwriter, he decided to offer some advice
So a couple times I spoke up and said if you change
the line like this, it would be easier to sing.
Scott says of the three suggestions he gave, the directors
took two of them
So I did have some input on the final commercial.
After four days of production.
and countless rehearsals.
the shooting of the commercial finally came to an
And Scott says.
the Wisconsinites definitely left their mark on the
I think we really made a staple in New York as Green
Bay Packers fans.
We have talent, we have a great attitude, we have
really good drive and we show up on time.
Super Bowl 50 is here.
so much reason for cheer.
IN TOMAH, BS, N8
Wilcox says being part of the Super Bowl ad this year
was an amazing experience because it was all about
He says a future goal of his is to sing the National
Anthem at Lambeau Field someday.