announced today that they will participate in the recently launched
Facebook Deals, which lets people discover and claim specials from
participating organizations by checking into Facebook Places from a smartphone.
Facebook Places gives people the ability to easily share where they are with
friends on Facebook, find friends who are nearby and discover new places. With
Deals, Nebraska Athletics fans can now find a special offer at this Saturday's football
game vs Kansas.
Nebraska Athletics was one of 22 organizations to
participate in the initial launch of Facebook Deals. At the Nebraska football
game vs. Kansas this Saturday, November 13, the first 200 fans to check into
Memorial Stadium after halftime on their smart phone's Facebook application or
at touch.facebook.com will receive the opportunity to attend an autograph
session with legendary Huskers quarterback Tommie Frazier for themselves and
one guest. The session will include complimentary Valentino's pizza and
Aquafina products. Details on the location and time of this autograph session
will show up on their smart phones after fans checks-in so they can claim their
Former Huskers quarterback and 1995 Johnny Unitas Award
Winner Tommie Frazier led the Huskers to back-to-back national titles in 1994
and 1995 and captured most valuable player honors in both national championship
games. Fans that qualify for this autograph session deal will be able to bring
one item to be signed. Autograph cards will be also be provided.
"Our participation in this program is just another way that
we can recognize and thank the 75,000 fans that we have on Facebook," Assistant
Director of Athletic Marketing Ethan Rowley said. "We're always looking for
ways to give back and engage with our fans and Facebook Deals gives us this
Nebraska fans are encouraged to become a fan of Nebraska
Athletics on the official Facebook Fan Page of the Huskers by visiting www.facebook.com/huskers.
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