The need for a dry shirt on a rainy day back in October ended up getting Missouri freshman Patrick Remis a new truck and more than 120,000 in prizes on New Year's Day.
Remis won the "60 Seconds of Mayhem Sweepstakes" in New Orleans on Tuesday by successfully kicking a 25-yard field goal as time expired. His prize package includes a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado truck, a Tahoe speed boat, a Victory Judge motorcycle and a Forest River Flagstaff V-Lite 32-foot travel trailer.
And the whole thing happened because the Mizzou student wanted a dry shirt before the Missouri-Alabama game on a rainy October afternoon.
"I was just walking around some tailgates and I saw the Allstate booth set up and they said take this little survey and get a free t shirt," Remis said. "I knew it was about to pour that game so I was like, Sure I'll do it for the free t shirt.' I had no idea it was a contest or anything.
"Then about a month ago on December 1st, I was sitting in my dorm room and they called me ...