The Kentucky Buckets Are the Fried Chicken Football Team America Deserves

September 8, 2016

Colonel Sanders is coaching, obviously

Regardless of your feelings about greasy fast-food fried chicken, KFC’s latest marketing push is kind of genius: Today it announced the formation of its very own (sadly fictional) pro football team, the Kentucky Buckets.

Clad in red-and-white uniforms with signature striped socks and helmets that actually resemble a bucket of the state’s most world-famous food export, deep-fried poultry, the Buckets seem like an all-too-appropriate choice to represent Kentucky, a state which has precisely zero pro sports teams.

KFC/Official This is a pretty great logo.

Coaching the imaginary team is KFC’s latest pick for Colonel: actor