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USC offers "Unfinished Business" T-shirts

Posted on: February 6, 2012 12:30 pm
Edited on: February 6, 2012 1:48 pm

Posted by Jerry Hinnen

When Matt Barkley declared he would return for his senior season at USC to complete his career's "unfinished business," the Trojans got more than another year of All-American-caliber quarterbacking and a likely preseason No. 2 ranking--they got the inspiration for a snazzy gift to season ticket buyers.

That gift (via the Twitter feed of Scott Enyeart) is this T-shirt, featuring Barkley and star safety T.J. McDonald:


Like we said: snazzy. But we can't help but note that the Trojans are using Barkley's image and Barkley's slogan to sell tickets to see Barkley play, all without giving Barkley a single extra thing in return. So it goes in the NCAA. With any luck, Barkley will at least be able to score one of the T-shirts for himself.

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Since: Aug 28, 2009
Posted on: February 6, 2012 12:56 pm

USC offers "Unfinished Business" t-shirts

Barkley will own LA from here on out. The money he could parley down the road out of his return and,hopefully, a successful season, is a PR firms dream scenario.

Although the irony of a team that doesn't put the players names on their uniforms now uses their images on T-shirts is obvious.

No shortage of "ironies" out there, in college football or the real world.

Same old, same old......

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