By now, everyone has learned that March Madness is utterly unpredictable - no matter how lopsided the matchup appears to be. That is, everyone except for Atlanta Falcons' wide receiver Roddy White. Earlier this week, he made a bet with one of his followers on Twitter. The wager? That 3-seed Duke would defeat the 14-seed Mercer. Not shockingly, the odds were in his favor. The stakes? Season tickets, front row, on the 50-yard line next year for Falcons' home games. Quite the offer.
">@DHoyt77 if mercer beat duke I will give you season tickets 50 yard line first row
— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV)
@DHoyt77 if mercer beat duke I will give you season tickets 50 yard line first row
— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) March 18, 2014
">March 18, 2014
Fortunately for Dylan Hoyt, the Twitter bet participant, Mercer actually did upset Duke; winning the game 78-71. Unfortunately for Hoyt, White isn't honoring the bet. But, all is not lost. He will still be getting free tickets to an NFL game next season, albeit just the Falcons' game against the Chicago Bears -- apparently the Monsters of the Midway are Hoyt's favorite team. Check out White's declaration below.
">March 21, 2014
Hey it's still better than nothing.