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Video: Coastal Carolina, Joey Chestnut Hold Eating Contest to Celebrate Win

Erin WalshNovember 21, 2021

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The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers celebrated their 35-21 win over the Texas State Bobcats in hilarious fashion...with an eating contest against legendary competitive eater Joey Chestnut.

Unsurprisingly, Chestnut took down the competition, but the Chanticleers can't be too upset, as they moved to 9-2 on the season with Saturday's win over the Bobcats.

Emily Van Buskirk @Emilnem

So <a href="https://twitter.com/CoastalFootball?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CoastalFootball</a> celebrated their victory over Texas State with a eating competition against <a href="https://twitter.com/joeyjaws?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@joeyjaws</a> himself. EPIC. <a href="https://twitter.com/sila_SK_elly?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@sila_SK_elly</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/OuversonCharles?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@OuversonCharles</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Trey_sammie65?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Trey_sammie65</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/willykorn?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@willykorn</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachColtonKorn?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CoachColtonKorn</a> <a href="https://t.co/JkLT2G43Dx">pic.twitter.com/JkLT2G43Dx</a>

Chestnut, a 14-time Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion, is currently ranked first in the world by Major League Eating, so it's no surprise he had an easy time beating some college football players.

It's also interesting that they decided to have a pizza-eating competition, as Chestnut recently placed second in the Fat Boy's Pizza eating competition near LSU. He ate four-and-a-half two-foot slices in 10 minutes.

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