Like cliff diving or ferret ownership, football is an endeavor best watched from the sidelines. Witness acts of bodily bravery with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $24, you get a ticket package for two (a $49 value) to the Yale Bulldogs' home football opener against the Georgetown Hoyas at the Yale Bowl in West Haven on Saturday, September 17, at noon. Each ticket package includes:
• Two premium-reserved tickets (a $30 value).
• Two hot dogs (an $8 value)
• Two drinks (a $6 value)
• Parking in Lot D (a $5 value)
Champing at the bit to secure the 15th Ivy League title in their squad’s illustrious 137-year history, the Yale Bulldogs get down on all fours and scrap with the Georgetown Hoyas in their thrilling home opener. In his third season in New Haven, head coach Tom Williams has stacked his team with the university’s best and brightest as he looks to improve on last year’s 7–3 record. Senior quarterback and second-team All-Ivy selection Patrick Witt returns to befuddle opposing defenses, lacing his play calls with quantum-mechanics formulas and Shakespearean soliloquy. He will also have plenty of other weapons at his disposal, with the team’s top five running backs returning to line up alongside a veteran receiving corps. Captain and first-team All-Ivy linebacker Jordan Haynes anchors the defense, punishing opposing offenses with more excruciating hits than an hour of pop radio.
Seats in the premium-reserved section on the east side of the 60,000-seat Yale Bowl put fans so close to the action that they’ll be able to hear beloved canine mascot Handsome Dan panting in anticipation of a victory. Gulp a soda and chow down on the other type of dog with total peace of mind, knowing that your car will be safe in its Lot D nesting zone from the inevitable postgame jousting matches on the quad.
76 Yale Ave.
West Haven, Connecticut 06516Get Directions