Cheez-It crackers, fries, mayo, oh my! Bowl season’s finest food
8:13 PM ET ESPN staff Celebratory food showers are an imaginative twist on the success bath college football
bowl season serves up to winning coaches and players.2 Associated A handful of championship game sponsors award the winning team’s players– and fortunate fans– the opportunity to splash coaches with cereal, cheesy crackers, creamy spreads or other foods items. They may need devoted clean-up efforts afterward, however the postgame ceremonies offer memorable visuals.How much of any food can fill a cooler? Our mathematics for the measurements is based upon filling a 7-gallon beverage cooler, which equates to 896 ounces. We crunched numbers to see the amount of mayo(and other compounds)discarded on college football’s finest during bowl season.Here’s a take a look at a few of the most significant– and edible– events: The mayo dumpers did their jobs. Maryland coach Mike Locksley, using an extra-large hat, got
the condiment bath after the Terps triumphed in an awful game that had 4
turnovers.THEY DIDN’T HURT HIM! pic.twitter.com/l5fYIOE8G2!.?.!— Duke’s Mayo Bowl(@DukesMayoBowl)December 30, 2022 Duke’s Mayo ended up being the sponsor for the game formerly known as the Belk Bowl before the 2020 bowl season.Dumping mayo
on the winning coach has now become an expected part of
bowl season. In 2015, however, it didn’t work out for South Carolina Gamecocks
coach Shane Beamer following a 38-21 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels.
play 0:24 South Carolina coach Shane Beamer is doused in mayo after his group wins the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. “I got hammered in the back of the head from the cooler– and then came the mayo,”Beamer said after the game, per Steve Reed of the Associated Press.” I might have a concussion. It was horrible.”So Duke’s Mayo Bowl set out to discover brand-new “mayo dumpers “for 2022. “Much like the College Football Playoff, we have an extremely devoted and serious committee that reviewed entrees, discussed and ultimately picked our winners … Mayo dumpers, by nature, required to be able to lift/dump a large cooler of mayo. We were also looking
for those who could reveal their fandom– of both college football and Duke’s Mayo,”Miller Yoho, director of interactions and marketing for the Charlotte Sports Foundation, informed ESPN through email.On Dec. 6, Allison Vick and Kevin DeValk were called as the brand-new mayo dumpers for the 2022 Mayo Bowl. “It seems like a dream! … If there’s a better method to ring in the New Year, I can’t imagine it,” Vick informed ESPN by means of e-mail.”Never ever in a million years would I have expected to be picked to dump a tub of mayo on somebody on national tv, “DeValk stated to ESPN through email.The Sun
Bowl, bet the 89th time, is among the older bowl games in college football.
Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes has been the sponsor considering that 2019. A late basket, one of five for Pitt kicker Ben Sauls, gave the Panthers the win. The Panthers’players got to discard the classic cereal after the game.Champions of the @TonyTheTigerSB! #H 2P pic.twitter.com/ceMCtIGK6i!.?.!— Pitt Panthers( @Pitt_ATHLETICS)December 30, 2022 In 2021, Central Michigan Chippewas head coach Jim McElwain delighted in a Frosted Flakes deluge thanks to his players after a 24-21 win over the Washington State Cougars.The Frosted Flakes belong to Jim McElwain and @CMU_Football! Central Michigan takes the @TonyTheTigerSB. pic.twitter.com/hleu70Zre8!.?.!— CBS Sports(@CBSSports )December 31, 2021 Cheez-It in 2020 became the sponsor of this game,
which started as the Blockbuster Bowl in 1990. In 2015, Clemson Tigers
coach Dabo Swinney took pleasure in a lightly toasted cheese cracker bath after a 20-13
win versus the Iowa State Cyclones. play 0:42 Dabo Swinney gets a wonderful Cheez-It bath as
Clemson seals a 20-13 win over Iowa State in the Cheez-It Bowl.This year, Florida State and Oklahoma traded the lead 4 times in the 2nd half, with the Seminoles sacking quarterback Dillion Gabriel on the final drive to hold back a return quote. Mike Norvell got a Cheez-It bath to bear in mind as the clock ticked down to zero. play 0:49 Florida State sacks Dillon Gabriel on the final play for the win and head coach Mike
a Cheez-It bath.How lots of Cheez-It crackers? It takes almost 72 routine boxes(12.4 ounces)of Cheez-Its to fill a sideline
beverage cooler.Since its inception in 1997, this game, known by its existing name considering that 2011, has actually occurred in Boise, Idaho, the”Potato Capital of the World. “So it’s just natural that its postgame event consists of food made from the plant.In the 2022 edition, Eagles quarterback Taylor Powell finished with 298 lawns passing, 2goals and 1 interception while running back Samson Evans led the team on the ground with 82 backyards rushing and two ratings.
According to ESPN Statistics & Information, Eastern Michigan’s 41 points are the most it has actually scored in a championship game in program history. It’s the group’s first bowl success considering that the 1987 California Bowl.Eagles coach Chris Creighton got the postgame potato bath after the success. play 0:25 Chris Creighton gets a
bucketful of french fries as Eastern Michigan beats San Jose State 41-27 to win the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.Last year, Wyoming Cowboys coach Craig Bohl got the french fry shower after his team beat the Kent State Golden Flashes 52-38. play 1:16 Craig Bohl gets doused with french fries after Wyoming beats Kent State 52-38 to win the Idaho Potato Bowl.How numerous french fries? A large fries container from McDonald’s is
5.9 ounces, according to a Buzzfeed analysis comparing McDonald’s food sizes.
It would take
approximately 152 of them to fill a cooler.ESPN Stats & Details contributed to this story.