UCLA vs. USC is always a huge game, but this weekend’s tilt will be even huger than usual thanks to an unusual wager between a pair of alums. On one side is former UCLA punter Chris Kluwe (some of you may know him as That Guy On The Internet Who Is Always Swearing). On the other side is former USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil. The wager? Kluwe laid out the stakes in a tweet:
Made a bet with @mattkalil today on U$C/UCLA game. Loser has to do pushups equal to the winning team’s score, at midfield after the game.
— Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) November 12, 2012
Kluwe assures us there will be video of the loser doing his humiliating midfield push-ups.
If you believe the oddsmakers, Kluwe is in a little bit of trouble here. The game is at UCLA’s house but USC is still favored by 4. I don’t know if point spreads really mean much in a game like this though. These are blood rivals we’re talking about. You can pretty much throw out the records and rankings and stuff. That bad UCLA loss to Cal has no significance here. UCLA is on a roll and this game is at their place. So I’ve gotta believe Kalil is at least a little bit nervous.
If you want to tune in and see who wins, the game will be on FOX at 2 PM Central Time Saturday.
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