Topics

More

Saquon Barkley To Face Tua Tagovailoa In Charity Madden Matchup May 26

In the midst of summer quarantine, some of us are eagerly searching for the next viable, somewhat-fresh source of entertainment to occupy or minds for a little while. Instead of binging your favorite show for the 10th time, Verizon is offering something a little different this week.

As part of its “Pay It Forward Live” campaign, Verizon will host a live-streamed Madden game between former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley and former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. The matchup will be streamed on Twitter, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube, and more at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26.

Additionally, throughout the stream, Verizon will donate $10 to small businesses across the country for every use of #PayItForwardLive on Twitter.

Barkley and Tagovailoa will hope to put on an entertaining show for the viewers watching at home. We all know about Barkley’s sensational abilities on the football field from his time with the Nittany Lions, and Tagovailoa isn’t too shabby either, considering his multiple national championship appearances with the Crimson Tide.

The event honestly couldn’t have at a better time as sports fans prepare for what feels like the hundredth week in a row without live competitions. With no other sports going on, Barkley will have a heck of a virtual fan base cheering him on as he competes for the gold Tuesday.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Richard Smeltzer

Richard is a Penn State alumnus who majored in applied statistics. He is originally from York, Pennsylvania, and spent his first two years of college at Penn State York. Being from a family filled with Penn State alumni, he has been deeply ingrained in the culture. Growing up a Baltimore Orioles and Miami Dolphins fan, he has experienced many hardships throughout his life. You can find him screaming into the void about these teams, and much more, on Twitter @SecretRichardS. He can also be reached at [email protected].

Retired Marine To Professor: How Colonel Jake Graham Has Immersed Himself In Penn State Community

After 26 years of service with the Marines, Graham works as a professor, lab director, and coach at Penn State.

Penn State Baseball Pitcher Mason Horwat Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

Horwat picked up a win and a save in two relief appearances against the Terrapins to help Penn State secure a spot in the Big Ten Tournament.

Penn State Softball Season Ended By Texas State In NCAA Regionals

A sixth inning grand slam was too much for the Nittany Lions to overcome.

113kFollowers
164kFollowers
59.8kFollowers
4,570Subscribers
Other posts by Richard

Moving On From Regret: Richard Smeltzer’s Senior Column

“Put simply, I’m the happiest I’ve ever been. My entire life is ahead of me, and I’m eager to see how it turns out.”

Keegan-Michael Key To Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ May 15

Getting To Know Penn State Safeties Coach Anthony Poindexter