Tyler Harper, the agriculture commissioner from Georgia, has bet his counterpart in Texas a bushel of peaches that the Bulldogs will win. Georgia State Sen. Russ Goodman sweetened the deal saying, “We are so convinced that the dogs are going to beat up on the Frogs, that we’re are going to add in some Georgia-grown blueberry cobbler.”
Hey Commissioner @MillerForTexas,
We’re so confident the Dawgs will beat the Frogs on Monday Night, we sweetened the deal!
If TCU wins we’ll send you @GeorgiaGrown peaches & blueberry cobbler, and when the Dawgs win I’m looking forward to those Texas Wagyu Steaks! #GoDawgs pic.twitter.com/KmvI0G8mk4
— Tyler Harper (@TylerHarperGA) January 6, 2023
Hoping the Horned Frogs will beat the Bulldogs, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has wagered a “bunch of Texas Wagyu steaks” if his team loses.
I really don’t want to send a bunch of Texas Wagyu steaks to Georgia Ag Commissioner Tyler Harper! But that’s our bet on tonight’s game if Georgia wins; so go Horned Frogs – beat the Bulldogs! #FrogFam #RiffRam #FearTheFrog #TylerHarper #GeorgiaGrown #GoDawgs #GeorgiaFootball pic.twitter.com/N8OHhoMpJD
— Texas Agriculture (@TexasDeptofAg) January 9, 2023
Inspired by the agricultural wagers and getting in on the action are Texas Gov. Greg Abbott betting some good Texas barbeque and some Lone Star cold drinks that TCU will beat Georgia.
Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp wagered chopped pork and Brunswick stew in return.
We accept your wager, @GregAbbott_TX! In return, we’re wagering some delicious chopped pork & Brunswick stew from @FreshAirBBQue.
Tell them to fire up that smoker, Governor. Our @GeorgiaFootball Bulldogs are bringing home that trophy tonight!
#GoDawgs | #NationalChampionship https://t.co/aRTW3A4bOC pic.twitter.com/ufzwsZdA1k
— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) January 9, 2023
It’s always entertaining to see agriculture getting some of the limelight during sports seasons, and getting agricultural commissioners and governors in on the action is all the better! We’ll be waiting to see who wins and just how much of these ag products gets divvied up.
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