Jimmy Football and The Grooler

Jimmy Football and The Grooler

Food & Drink

Jimmy Football and The Grooler

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By Cari Martens

If you’ve been watching TV lately—especially football games—you’ve probably seen the commercials for Bud Light featuring the irrationally exuberant Jimmy Football.

Jimmy is seen hawking a bunch of seemingly fake ‘tailgate-approved’ products in front of a highly excitable audience. The must-have items include such things as the Foozie, a foam finger/beer coozie; the Tailgate Companion, a jacket for a dog with sleeves for carrying cans of beer and condiments; and the Natural Fake Grass Can Coozie.

What you might not realize is, you can actually buy these silly-sounding gadgets online.

Another of the items, the Grooler, a contraption that combines a pop-up grill with dual coolers—all on wheels, no less—has been sold out at Bud Light’s Tailgate Approved site for several weeks. It sells for ‘only’ $125.

Recession? What recession? The Grooler is apparently something America NEEDS. Am I right, Jimmy?

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