KFC Announces first celebrity colonel who is actually a colonel

September 9, 2016

KFC Announces first celebrity colonel who is actually a colonel

Rob Riggle stars as the Coach of the Kentucky Buckets, a totally real professional football team, in KFC’s new campaign

This morning Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Colonel Harland Sanders announced the formation of the first professional football team fueled by fried chicken, the Kentucky Buckets. Actor, comedian and writer Rob Riggle has been named Coach Colonel and will star in advertisements as the coach of the very real Kentucky Buckets.

“As owner, general manager, head coach, defensive coordinator, offensive coordinator, marketing director, groundskeeper and scouting director of America’s newest professional football