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Shopping For NCAA Football ’13 [Game or $50 Giveaway: 7/31/12]

As part of a little social shopper insights study, I was sent on a mission to pick up NCAA Football ’13 from Walmart. When approaching the video games section, there was plenty of signage, making it easy to spot the game. There were plenty of copies for Xbox 360 available for grabs (secured in a plastic case). There were also plenty behind the main security glass.


Prior to our shop, I created a cute custom cover for the game using the NCAA You’re Covered App on Facebook. The photo of Jayden was such a perfect fit for the cover! Game face!



Jayden will be so excited to see his face on the cover of a game, but he’ll obviously be clueless about how to play. Leave that to Daddy to teach him the ropes! It’ll take a while I’m sure!


In case you missed my other posts about the game (this is the last one I promise!), here are some new features to expect when playing NCAA Football ’13.

New features in NCAA Football ’13

An All-New Passing Game: A revolutionary passing system brings added authenticity to the Quarterback position from ball trajectory to play action pass to the option. Enhanced receiver control puts you in position to make a play on the ball and new read and react defensive coverage delivers greater realism on the gridiron.

Reaction Time: Great players see and feel the game differently. With Reaction Time, the game slows down during key moments, increasing your on-field awareness and opening up more opportunities as you sense things before they happen.

Dynamic Dynasty: Recruiting goes deeper than ever with the addition of dynamic recruiting pitches. For the first time ever, your recruiting grades can change each week based on your performance in Dynasty mode. In addition, Gameday Saturdays come to life with live studio updates and enhanced commentary by Rece Davis.

Heisman Challenge: Win it for your school as you play as one of 10 former Heisman Trophy winners under center, in the backfield, or split wide, see if you can utilize his legendary skills for your favorite college team in a quest to match his award-winning historical performances and win the Heisman Trophy once again. Choose from the following former Heisman players: Robert Griffin III, Doug Flutie, Herschel Walker, Marcus Allen, Charlie Ward, Barry Sanders, Desmond Howard, Eddie George, Carson Palmer, Andre Ware.

Win an Upcoming EA Game or $50 Walmart Gift Card!

And the winner is… Keonté!

Winner will be able to choose from an upcoming EA game including Madden 13, FIFA 13 or Medal of Honor, or NHL13 or a $50 Walmart gift card!

Alright folks, this one’s a doozy and requires “work” – oh noes! That also means LESS ENTRIES and more chances for YOU to win!

To enter, you will have to complete 1 of the following entry options:

Using the linky below, upload a photo:

1) showing the Entrant or their child holding their personalized physical copy of NCAA Football ’13, printed from the Walmart photo center

2) a photo of the printout of the cover Entrant would like to see on their copy of the NCAA Football ’13 game, generated from the EA Sports You’re Covered application on the EA Facebook Page

3) a photo of Entrant sharing on their Facebook wall the cover Entrant would like to see on their copy of the NCAA Football ’13 game, generated from the EA Sports You’re Covered application on the EA Facebook page (each a “Submission”).

In order to use the linky, you will need to upload your personal photo to any public photo sharing site or accessible blog link and submit it to the inlinkz linky following these instructions.

And now for some legal language…

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY, A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. NCAA Football 2013 You’re Covered Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on July 10, 2012 at 12:00:00 A.M. EST and ends July 31, 2012 at 11:59:59 P.M. EST. Click on Official Rules for details on entry instructions, odds of winning, prize details, restrictions, etc. Open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S./D.C. and 18 years or older as of time of entry. Residents of P.R. are ineligible. Void in P.R. and where prohibited. Sponsor: Electronic Arts, Inc., 209 Redwood Shores Pkwy., Redwood City, CA 94065.


I am a member of the Collective Bias™ Social Fabric® Community. This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias™ and Electronic Arts. All opinions are my own. Follow NCAA Football on Twitter.

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  • Reply Marianna

    I tried to put mine in and it isn’t showing up yet – are they moderated? Just in case, here’s my link:

    View Comment July 31, 2012 at 3:40 PM
    • Reply Sheena

      Inlinkz seems to be a little slow, but yours is there. The thumbnail is still processing which is no problem. :-)

      View Comment July 31, 2012 at 5:28 PM
  • Reply Derek T

    This was very fun making!

    View Comment July 31, 2012 at 10:42 AM
  • Reply susan smoaks

    thanks so much!

    View Comment July 31, 2012 at 9:50 AM
  • Reply Denise Donaldson

    I tried to share my pic, but the linky closed before the contest was over. If I am able to, here is my link for the pic.

    itsjustme62613 at

    View Comment July 31, 2012 at 5:27 AM
    • Reply Sheena

      Hi Denise, I just reopened it. Thanks for the heads up!

      View Comment July 31, 2012 at 5:42 AM
      • Reply Denise Donaldson

        Thanks. :) I think mine went through, unless you are moderating them first? It isnt showing up.

        View Comment July 31, 2012 at 7:18 AM
        • Reply Sheena

          I got it. Inlinkz is updating slowly for some reason.

          View Comment July 31, 2012 at 5:29 PM

    thanks for the chance to win, GOD BLESS AND KEEP YA’LL SAFE IN HIS LOVING ARMS.

    View Comment July 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM
    • Reply Sheena

      You’re welcome and thank you :-).

      View Comment July 31, 2012 at 5:42 AM
  • Reply Chelsea @ Someday I'll Learn

    I love your custom cover!

    View Comment July 22, 2012 at 10:05 PM
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