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2016 Travel Guide: AdvoCare Classic – USC/Alabama in Arlington, TX

By Greg Katz – WeAreSC


SEPT. 3: 7:00 p.m. CDT (5 P.M. PDT)
Televised: ABC
Location: Dallas, Texas
Stadium: AT&T Stadium
Capacity: 80,000
Surface: Artificial turf
Seating Chart: http://www.ticketmaster.com/advocare-classic-arlington-texas-09-032016/event/0C005097B13D2091?artistid=1260912&majorcatid=10004&minorcatid=8
Tickets: $300, $200, $100

Projected Dallas Gameday Weather Forecast (UPDATED): The high on Saturday in Arlington is predicted to be mostly sunny, 89 degrees, 59 percent humidity, and no thunderstorms. The evening’s low will be 71 degrees.

Websites: rolltide.com

Host USC alumni hotel: Hyatt Regency Dallas


Tommy Trojan Travel Tips:

Friday rally: The Trojan Marching Band will be hosting a free pep rally at Klyde Warren Park on Friday, September 2nd at Noon. Advance tickets are not required.

Tourist stuff: Looking for things to do in the Dallas area? Well, Thursday night the Cowboys are hosting the Houston Texans in an exhibition game at AT&T Stadium. For history lovers, there’s the 6th Floor Exhibit in Dealey Plaza where Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly assassinated President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. There is also the George W. Bush Presidential Library near SMU, and for theme park enthusiasts, there’s Six Flags, which is located near AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Saturday: There will is a alumni tailgate at AT&T Stadium between 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., but it is already listed as sold out.    

Trojans Walk: It figures that the Trojans will arrive at AT&T Stadium between 4:00-4:30 p.m.

Game Day Sports Bar/Restaurant

The Rustic,3656 Howell St., Dallas


Greg Katz

Now entering his 59th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football columnist covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.

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