Hes KFC president Gregg Dedrick, and hes confident that his beloved Eastern Kentucky University Colonels have what it takes to beat the North Carolina Tar Heels even though the Colonels are a lowly #16 seed while the Tar Heels are a #1 seed.
Thats why hes trying to arrange a bet with Kenneth Lewis, the CEO and president of Bank Of America which has its headquarters in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, aka Tar Heel Territory.
If the Tar Heels beat the Colonels, Dedrick promises to send Lewis 20 KFC Variety Big Box Meals and five buckets of Original Recipe chicken. He also promises to donate money to a Chapel Hill soup kitchen regardless of the games outcome.
No word on if Lewis is accepting the bet, but the odds are in his favor because no team seeded 16th has ever defeated a No. 1 seed team in the tournament.
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