If you’ve been on the internet over the past couple of weeks, chances are good that you’ve seen the bottle cap challenge. The series of videos challenge people to open a bottle by kicking off the lid.
Well... Step aside Mariah, because there’s a new name at the top of the bottle cap challenge leaderboard... Actually, there are three names.
On Tuesday, WSU punter and holder Oscar Draguicevich, WSU kicker Dean Janikowski and WSU long snapper Simon Samarziach posted this video on Twitter putting a unique twist on the video.
The kick is obviously the thing that will get the attention here, especially because it physically takes the cap off the bottle. However, I would assert that the hold is the most impressive part of this equation. Draguicevich manages to catch the snap with one hand and put down a perfect hold — on both the football and the Vitamin Water bottle.
Now we just need some other members of the program to partake. If we can get Mike Leach to use his bedside viking axe to take off one of these lids, that may put the bottle cap challenge to an end once and for all.
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