Celebs Attend Pre-Game Parties in Dallas prior to Super Bowl XLV
Always an entertaining event, DIRECTV's Fifth Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl took place at Victory Park in Dallas, Texas on Saturday afternoon (February 5).
Adding plenty of eye candy to the no-holds-barred flag football match, Hayden Panettiere, Marisa Miller and Jessica Lowndes were among the celebrities suiting up for the gridiron competition.
For the pre-Super Bowl game, "Glee" star Matthew Morrison and New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez were named as "celebrity assistant coaches" while New York Giants' QB Eli Manning and the Cleveland Browns' gunslinger Colt McCoy acted as head coaches.
With former footballers Warren Moon and Jesse Palmer serving as quarterbacks, other celebs partaking in the event included "Gossip Girl" co-stars Chace Crawford and Jessica Szohr, as well as "True Blood" stud Joe Manganiello and "Transformers" actor Josh Duhamel.
Rounding out the slate of competitors were "90210" beauty Jessica Lowndes and "Glee" actor Chord Overstreet, along with "Entourage" pals Kevin Dillon and Jerry Ferrara.
Some of these same stars also stepped out for Friday night's The Coolest Athletes and Big Game Party sponsored by GQ, Cadillac, Lacoste and Patron Tequila.
Hosted by Andy Roddick, the weekend's kick-off bash took place at the Hickory Street Annex in Dallas. Among the numerous celeb sightings was former "Heroes" star Hayden Panettiere, who mingled with the likes of Joe Jonas, Randy Jackson and "Entourage" hunk Adrian Grenier.
During the course of the festivities, Andy and Brooklyn chatted with fellow guests Kevin Dillon, Nicole Birkhold, Nick Swardson and TV personality Dan Patrick while enjoying music and drinks at the Lone Star State shindig.
Other partygoers hitting up the pre-Super Bowl party included Jessica Lowndes and fellow young actress Jessica Szohr of "Gossip Girl" fame.
As for the entertainment, attendees were doted with free giveaways and drinks from Patron while "F*** You" singer Cee-Lo Green provided musical entertainment.
Pictures from DIRECTV's Fifth Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl: PHOTO GALLERY