Go ahead, make the money sign.
A promotion at a College Station Ashley Furniture HomeStore promised customers that the cost of all purchases made between Aug. 16 and Aug. 27 would be reimbursed if the
No. 9 South Carolina (0-1, 0-1
The Gamecocks were also the preseason favorites to win the SEC East.
More than 600 people took advantage of the store's gamble, with one person grabbing up over $20,000 in merchandise, according to ESPN. In total, the store had over $1 million in sales during the period.
Against South Carolina, Hill completed 44 of 60 passes for three touchdowns and 511 yards, breaking Texas A&M's single-game passing record, set by "Johnny Football" against
The store, which is an official sponsor of Texas A&M Athletics, bought insurance in the event that the Aggies were able to beat the spread -- which they did handily -- so it's not a total loss. The store will just be paying its insurance company about 15% of the amount it will actually return to customers.
Now, Hill just needs a cool nickname.
Well, on Thursday, you could have called him Kenny "the furniture delivery man" Hill.