Gov. Walker places friendly wager over Orange Bowl

The Wisconsin Badgers logo on a t-shirt. (WLUK/Gabrielle Mays) 

MADISON (WLUK) -- To make the Orange Bowl game more interesting, Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Gov. Rick Scott offered up a friendly wager.

While declaring Saturday, "Wear Wisconsin Badgers Red for the Orange Bowl Day," Gov. Walker also announced some of Wisconsin's most loved products are on the line for Saturday's game between the Badgers and Miami Hurricanes.

Gov. Walker wagered Wisconsin-made beer, cheese, cranberries and HARIBO Gummi Candy while Gov. Scott wagered Cuban croquetas from Florida's Vicky Bakery.

“We will be cheering on our Wisconsin Badgers in the Orange Bowl on Saturday, which is their 16th consecutive bowl appearance,” Gov. Walker said. “We’re so confident in a Badgers victory that I am willing to wager some of my favorite Wisconsin-made products with my friend Governor Scott. We are also encouraging everyone to wear Badgers red tomorrow to show their support. On behalf of our entire state, Go Badgers.”

The Orange Bowl is Dec. 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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