In episode one of the PepsiCo Game Day Grub Match, former NFL athletes Rashad Jennings, Nick Mangold and Greg Jennings competed in a hometown recipe challenge, hoping to reach the grand prize of $25,000 to donate to a food bank in the city of the winning athlete’s choice, plus the chance to have one of their dishes featured on the Mall of America Buffalo Wild Wings menu during Super Bowl LII weekend in Minneapolis. Greg Jennings came out on top with his Sweet and Tangy Brats, but who will dominate the second challenge?
In this episode, the athletes must whip up a tailgate-ready snack using two PepsiCo products as ingredients, in just two minutes. Will their hustle on the field translate to the kitchen? Watch the video above, then head to episode three to see who takes home the grand prize.
Hailing from Kalamazoo, Michigan, former wide receiver and sports analyst Greg Jennings.
Born and raised in Centerville, Ohio, former center for the New York Jets Nick Mangold.
No stranger to on-screen competition, former Giants running back (and winner of Dancing with the Stars) Rashad Jennings from Forest, Virginia.
From left: PepsiCo’s own executive chef Stephen Kalil, TV personality and celebrity chef Anne Burrell, and celebrity chef and restaurateur Josh Capon.
Who won this round?
Everybody brought their hustle in this round, but Mangold’s Spicy One-Bite Doritos Nachos wowed the judges and got the win. Rashad Jennings came in second place with his Seven-Layer Tostitos Nachos, and Greg Jennings came in third with his Sabra Spinach Veggie Wrap with Guacamole. But who will win it all? Click to watch the final episode of PepsiCo Game Day Grub Match.