George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush to do Super Bowl coin toss

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HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush will participate in the coin flip before the Super Bowl game in Houston this Sunday.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement Wednesday at a news conference.

Bush tweeted that he was “getting fired up” for the big game.

Spokesman Jim McGrath said the two were honored by Goodell’s invitation to participate and are looking forward to it.

The couple was just recently released from the hospital.

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