Pac-12 Football: Ice Bucket Challenges To Strike Out ALS

By Jeff Hauser

Pac-12 Football: Ice Bucket Challenges To Strike Out ALS

November 17, 2012; Pasadena, CA, USA;      UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora gets a gatorade bath as the Bruins defeated the USC Trojans 38-28 at the Rose Bowl.  Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE
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The "Ice Bucket Challenge" to strike out ALS is sweeping across the nation, with celebrities and athletes getting wet in the name of charity. Some Pac-12 Football teams got involved, and here are their videos.

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6. Washington Huskies Head Coach Chris Petersen

It's unknown who challenged Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen. He passed the challenge on to offensive coordinators Jeff Tedford of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dirk Koetter of the Atlanta Falcons.

5. UCLA Bruins football players

A few of the UCLA Bruins football players started a challenge in honor of 10-year-old Dominic Cumo, who suffers from ALS. They passed the challenge on to the UCLA athletic staff.

4. UCLA Bruins Head Coach Jim Mora

After the UCLA Bruins players challenged their athletic staff, Head coach Jim Mora was challenged again by his daughter, Lillia. He decided to donate money and instead nominated his son Trey to take the challenge. Mora passed the challenge on to UCLA alumni/former Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman, Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr and Bruins OL Xavier Su'a-Filo.

3. Utah Utes football players and Head Coach Kyle Whittingham

Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham was challenged by KLS-TV Sportscaster Rod Zundel and friend Tom Jones from Philadelphia. He passed the challenge on to Ute alumni, San Diego Chargers S Eric Weddle, Cleveland Browns LB Paul Kruger, and Oakland Raiders OL Tony Bergstrom, as well as actress Reese Witherspoon.

2. Colorado Buffaloes football players and Head Coach Mike Macintyre

Colorado Buffaloes players and head coach Mike Macintyre accepted the challenge from Duke University assistant athletic director Art Chase and Mcguckin's Hardware in Boulder, Colo. The Buffs passed the challenge on to President Barack Obama.

1. USC Trojans Head Coach Sarkisian

USC Trojans head coach Steve Sarkisian accepted the challenge from USC athletic director Pat Haden. He passed the challenge on to the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll.

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