Twitter Bet Winner From Juliette: I Don't Want to be a Distraction

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Updated: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:01:03 EST

A Middle Georgia man who won a Twitter bet with Roddy White says he doesn't care if the Atlanta Falcons star ponies up his promise of season tickets.

Twenty-year-old Dylan Hoyt of Juliette tweeeted White before the Mercer Bears basketball game against Duke University Friday picking the bears for the upset.

White responded saying he would give Hoyt season tickets front row on the fifty yard line if that happened. Mercer ended up beating Duke, but Hoyt says he hasn't heard back from White only seeing a tweet of a promise for Bears tickets.

Hoyt says anything would be nice, but he doesn't want to cause a distraction to the team he loves, the Atlanta Falcons.

"They are my heart and soul and that's one of the first things that kills success is a distraction and I don't want to be that, I want a super bowl, I would rather have a Super Bowl than those tickets," Hoyt said.

Hoyt says his Twitter followers almost immediately doubled from 300 to 600 after his tweet went viral.

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