Douglas Dodson is Super Bowl Week Pick 'Em Winner

Brad Rose wins the Sponsor Champion Title

Douglas Dodson is the winner of the Super Bowl Week Football Pick ‘Em. He was one of two people to have five correct picks this week and won the tie breaker. He beat sponsor Brad Rose of Palmetto Custom Carts. Despite losing to Dodson in the weekly pick ‘em, Brad Rose won the competition among sponsors to take home the “Top Sponsor” title.

Dodson, a retired civil engineer for Santee Cooper, lives in Moncks Corner with his wife, Patty. The Citadel and South Carolina graduate currently works from home for an engineering firm in Alpharetta, GA.

He said, “I enjoy playing the DI Pick ‘Em contest because it makes it more exciting to watch the football games when you have a chance to win something.” He said he selected the underdog Eagles to win, “Because I did not want to see the Patriots win again.”

Brad Rose, who has held the number one sponsor record for several weeks, went with the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl. He held off a strong challenge from the previous third place sponsor, Tom Werner of Charleston One Source, by successfully selecting the leading tackler of the Super Bowl, the only sponsor to pick that category correctly.

As the sponsor champion, Rose has directed that the $500 charitable donation from The Daniel Island News by directed to the Charleston Jazz Academy. The Charleston Jazz Academy works in partnership with local schools, parents, and students of all ages to bring together highly motivated students in a collaborative and challenging environment to expand their repertoire and nurture the skills of improvisation. The donation will go towards supporting scholarships for young musicians in need of financial assistance to continue their music studies.

Thank you to all the Football Pick ‘Em sponsors; second place, Tom Werner of Charleston One Source; third place, Rosie Stieby of Daniel Island Real Estate; fourth place, Steve Meyer and Jeff Burton of Millennium Private Wealth; fifth place, Bob and Reese Gately of Workplace Benefits; sixth place, Noell Smith of Kellerman Smith Real Estate; seventh and eighth places, Sue Detar and Phil Bowman of The Daniel Island News.

Brad Rose

Palmetto Custom Carts



Tom Werner

Charleston One Source



Rosie Stieby

Daniel Island Real Estate



Jeff Burton & Steve Meyer

Millennium Private Wealth



Bob & Reese Gately

Workplace Benefits



Noell Smith

Kellermann Smith Real Estate



Suzanne Detar

The Daniel Island News



Phil Bowman

The Daniel Island News


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