Governors Dalrymple & Perry wager on championship football game


Gov. Jack Dalrymple has made a friendly wager with Texas Gov. Rick Perry on the outcome of Saturday’s NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision title game between North Dakota State University and Sam Houston State.

Dalrymple has wagered a case of North Dakota-made Dreamfields low-carb pasta that the Bison will win the national championship. Perry said he will part with a box of south Texas grapefruit if the Sam Houston State Bearkats lose to NDSU.

“The Bison have had an outstanding season and under the leadership of coach Bohl, I’m confident the Thundering Herd will bring home the national championship,” Dalrymple said. “Gov. Perry tells me that his Texas grapefruit are delicious and I’m sure that a Bison victory over the Bearkats will make them even sweeter.”

“Congratulations to North Dakota State on a fine season, but I’m afraid an FCS Championship just isn’t in the cards for the Bison,” Perry said.  “That trophy will be heading to Huntsville, as the Bearkats close out an undefeated season and add their own names to the long list of champions hailing from the Lone Star State.”

The 2012 NCAA Division 1 FCS title game will be played Saturday, Jan. 7 at noon in Frisco, Texas. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

Source: Office of Governor Dalrymple