A billboard featuring USC quarterback Matt Barkley has mysteriously disappeared from a street just a few blocks from UCLA’s campus. No, it wasn’t stolen, but it was taken down and no one seems to be taking responsibility for it.
The billboard was up at the intersection of Westwood Boulevard and Lindbrook Drive in Westwood Village, and featured a picture of Barkley with the Trojans’ theme for 2012: “We Play To Finish” emblazoned on it. The URL to purchase tickets was also written on the bottom.
Sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday, the billboard was stripped or painted over and is now just a black background. USC claims it had nothing to do with it.
USC spokesman Tim Tessalone had the following to say about the billboard coming down:
“USC was not involved in the decision to take any billboard down. We do not agree with the decision, nor were we involved in the decision to take it down.”
UCLA spokesperson Nick Ammazzalorso also claimed the school at nothing to do ...