Dr. Pepper's New College Football Ads Feature Some Familiar Faces (The Boz)

Back in May, it came out that College Football Playoff sponsor and regular college football advertiser Dr. Pepper was moving on from their commercials featuring “Larry Culpepper,” the Dr. Pepper vendor (played by Jim Connor) who claimed to have invented the playoff. 

We now know what concept they’ll be replacing Culpepper with; a season-long series of six commercials set in “the ultimate college football town – Fansville,” culminating with a “season finale” during the national championship. These spots will feature people supporting fictional teams “State” and “Tech,” and will include famed college football figures like Brian Bosworth as the sheriff, Eddie George as the doctor, and Les Miles as a store clerk. Here’s the “official trailer”:




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