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Alabama, Louisiana senators make game wager

Four U.S. Senators will be watching the upcoming Alabama vs. LSU football game very closely because of a friendly wager on which they've managed to agree.

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and his Senate colleagues from Alabama and Louisiana are using the game between the #1 and #2 teams Saturday to the recovery of the Gulf Coast's seafood industry.

Sessions, admitting LSU "is a tough team" said he's confident he and fellow Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) will come out the winners of the wager. "That's why Sen. Shelby and I have reached a friendly agreement with Sens. [David] Vitter and [Mary] Landrieu."

If Alabama wins, Sessions and Shelby will enjoy some fresh seafood from the Gulf coast courtesy of the Louisiana representatives. Those losing senators would then have to wear Crimson and White colors on the floor of the U.S. Senate during the next week.

But, should the LSU Tigers prevail, there are going to be some consequences.

Sessions and Shelby will have to do the same for their colleagues should the Crimson Tide lose. Sessions called that scenario "unlikely".

Both the LSU Tigers and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide are undefeated going into this weekend's game in Tuscaloosa. 

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