Patrick Peterson is awfully proud he picked UCLA to beat SMU

Thursday March 19th, 2015

While plenty of pro athletes are weeping at the state of their brackets, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson is still feeling pretty confident. 

Peterson is running a bracket challenge to support his charity and got lots of feedback from Twitter users when he posted his picks. 

While many people thought UCLA didn't even deserve to be in the tournament, Peterson picked the Bruins to go to the Sweet 16. After UCLA defeated SMU in controversial fashion, Peterson started gloating on Twitter. 

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Peterson has his alma mater, LSU, winning the whole thing, so he'll get knocked off his high horse eventually. 

- Dan Gartland

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