Found March 27, 2014 on Sports-Glory:

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White made a bet last week with a Twitter follower that No. 3 Duke would beat No. 14 Mercer in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. @DHoyt77 if mercer beat duke I will give you season tickets 50 yard line first row — Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) March 18, 2014 The Mercer Bears pulled off the upset and beat Duke 78-71. After the game, White said he would give the follower two tickets to the Falcons’ game against the Chicago Bears. But fans went after White, who signed a six-year, $50 million deal in 2009, to honor the original bet. Y’all people are crazy on twitter you want me to man up and pay a bet to a person that had nothing to lose in the bet 


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