With Americans tuned in to a weekend of some of college football's most intense rivalries, lawmakers Saturday tweeted their excitement for a slate of top match ups.

Some lawmakers, like Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), kept their comments neutral for intrastate rivalry games, like the showdown between the Indiana Hooisers and Purdue Boilermakers.





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Rep. James Forbes (R-Va.) and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) adopted a similarly neutral tone for the Commonwealth Cup showdown between the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech.








But politicians in Florida seemed a bit more willing to take sides, with unlikely allies Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioGOP Senate candidates trade barbs in brutal Indiana primary Students gather outside White House after walkout to protest gun violence Overnight Energy: Senate confirms Bridenstine as NASA chief | Watchdog probes Pruitt’s use of security detail | Emails shine light on EPA science policy changes MORE (R-Fla.) and DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) both expressing support for their Florida Gators in a top-10 showdown with the Florida State Seminoles. Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) went as far as to pick an 11-point Florida win.













In South Carolina, Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) also went out on a limb, cheering for Clemson in their cross-state rivalry game with South Carolina.




Other legislators, like Rep. Illeana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) were spared from having to decide between schools that were likely to split their constituents.