The Rock Had Way Too Much Fun Celebrating the Miami Hurricanes’ Win Over Notre Dame

Dwayne The Rock Johnson, playing for Miami Hurricanes
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“The U” is back. And Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson couldn’t be happier.

After a decade of mediocrity and mostly disappointing seasons, the Miami Hurricanes are back in the national title conversation following their domination of archrival (and third-ranked) Notre Dame on Saturday.

The ‘Canes won 41-8 in a powerhouse performance that echoed the swagger and excitement the team had during its national championship runs in the late ’80s, early ’90s, and early 2000s. Johnson was part of one of those teams in 1991—and this time around, he put his money where his mouth was.

Johnson and Detroit Lions wideout Golden Tate, who won the Biletnikoff Award at Notre Dame, made a bet: the loser would wear the opposing player’s jersey the following week. With Miami winning, it looks like Tate will end up wearing a #94 Johnson Hurricanes jersey.

Johnson had a blast getting ready for the game and celebrating the Miami win on social media all weekend. Here’s a look at how he did it:






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