USC released a mid-season Star Wars-themed hype video. Stanford just one-upped the Trojans.
The school’s athletic department and social media team released its own hype video Friday, just hours before the Cardinal takes on the Trojans in the Pac-12 Championship Game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. While the Trojans rode a theme of intergalactic conflict, the Cardinal chose a different type of fantasy, rooted in HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones.
"When people ask you what happened here, tell them the North remembers."
— Stanford Football (@StanfordFball) December 1, 2017
It works, too, because Stanford is coming to the title game showdown as representatives of the Pac-12 North Division. They also likely recall what happened last time the two schools met (the Trojans won 42-24). The North remembers.
It’s a grade-A hype video, featuring all of the hallmarks — highlights of past conference title triumphs and battles between the two participating teams, scenics of where the latest contest will take place — that would induce chills from even the average viewer without ties to either program. It got former Cardinal star Solomon Thomas riled up.
THE NORTH REMEMBERS!!! https://t.co/zzZ1z45pq5
— Solomon Thomas (@SollyThomas90) December 1, 2017
Stanford and USC kick off Friday at 5 p.m. PT.
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