Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 12/26/13
We all know that football players can eat. But what you’re about to read it still a little sickening. LSU and Iowa, which play on New Year’s Day in the Outback Bowl, were treated to a feast tonight by their sponsor, Outback Steakhouse. According to the Hawkeyes’ Twitter account, the players consumed over 5,000 pounds worth of food. We even have a breakdown of exactly how it’s possible, via Jared Aarons of KGAN. LSU and Iowa were treated to feast by Outback Steakhouse tonight, devouring a combined 5,000 lbs of food. — The Iowa Hawkeyes (@TheIowaHawkeyes) December 26, 2013 The official ‘box score’ of the @outbackbowl welcome dinner! That’s a lot of food. #gorge @cbs2iowa pic.twitter.com/uEAXBZ06ZW — Jared Aarons (@jaredaarons) December 27, 2013 The two craziest numbers? 40 gallons of Diablo Sauce and 80 gallons of barbecue sauce. The thought of 160 Bloomin’ Onions is also absolutely crazy.  Let’s hope the players hit the practice field and work all of this off in the next week – otherwise it could be a sluggish bowl game.
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