Found August 28, 2012 on No 2 Minute Warning:
PLAYERS: Matt Barkley
TEAMS: USC Trojans
New York’s college team extending ticket offers to Allentown Do you want to watch one of the top teams in the country make their single appearance on the east coast this season? If so, then Groupon is here to help you save a few bucks in the process. Syracuse’s “home” game against the USC Trojans should be a good opportunity for USC to show off their team to the east coast media and give those on the east coast a good look at Heisman hopeful quarterback Matt Barkley. But, apparently, ticket sales could benefit form a little boost. At least, that is the speculation that can be reached with ticket offers hitting Groupon in the Allentown, Pennsylvania area today. So, anyone looking to pick up some good deals on tickets for this game? Time is ticking! Follow No 2-Minute Warning on Twitter @No2MinWarning and Like No 2-Minute Warning on Facebook.

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