Drew Brees lost bet to Austin Carr, donned Northwestern football shirt
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While Saints quarterback Drew Brees is 7-2 this season on the football field, he’s 0-1 against his teammate Austin Carr.
Last weekend, the two players placed a friendly wager before their two alma maters, Purdue and Northwestern, faced off. The loser had to wear the winner’s school colors.
Brees was a man of his word Wednesday when he wore a Northwestern football shirt after the Wildcats beat the Boilermakers 23-13 on Saturday.
Carr proudly shared the photo on Twitter of the two in Wildcats gear, joking that Brees should still throw the ball to him.
“This is my friend Drew. He went to Purdue. Drew also bet against the Cats. Don’t be like Drew. #B1GCats #StillThrow2MePlease,” Carr wrote as the picture’s caption.
Purple looks pretty good on Brees, right?
Northwestern has had Purdue’s number this decade, winning each of the last four games between the two schools. The Boilermakers’ last win against the Wildcats came in 2010.
Brees was a rookie quarterback at Purdue in 1997 when Carr was 3 years old. He started all four years and graduated with a business degree in 2001 before signing with the Chargers.
Carr, on the other hand, was a two-year starter at Northwestern after walking on his freshman year. He received his scholarship in 2016 and had a successful senior season in 2017 before being drafted by the Patriots.
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