Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds makes (friendly) wager on an Iowa State Alamo Bowl victory
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are betting on Friday's 8 p.m. Alamo Bowl football game.
Gov. Reynolds will send Iowa delicacies if the Cougars win. Iowa's Vande Rose Farms and Lynch Family Foundation will donate bacon and other pork products to Olympia’s Thurston County Food Bank.
Gov. Inslee has wagered a feast of Ivar’s famous clam chowder to Iowa's Northeast Iowa Food Bank in the event of an Iowa State victory.
“Both Iowa and Washington state are used to being No. 1 in agriculture — apples for Washington and corn, eggs and hogs for Iowa,” Gov. Reynolds said in a press release. “But only one state can be No. 1 in this bowl game, and I know our Cyclones, with an estimated 25,000 fans traveling to Texas to cheer them on, will bring home the win in the Alamo Bowl. Go State!”
And now for the State of Washington's governor.
“Iowa and Washington state share a lot in common including a land grant mission, a dedication to serving local communities and a love of football, Gov. Inslee said in a release. "After Friday, one key thing that will set these great states apart is a Cougar victory in the Alamo Bowl.. A triumph over the Iowa State Cyclones would make this the most victorious season in WSU football history with 11 overall wins. Go Cougs!”