Gov. Nixon announced in a news release Tuesday that he and Gov. Fallin are wagering food products from their home states on their respective alma maters.
Gov. Nixon bet a sliced ham and a smoked turkey from a Missouri smokehouse and Gov. Fallin wagered a 50 pound food basket donated by the Made in Oklahoma Coalition.
The food will be donated to a food pantry in the winning team’s home state.
The Missouri Tigers will take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Cotton Bowl on Friday at 6:30 p.m.