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Oklahoma football: Tickets to Notre Dame & Texas will cost you

by Berry Tramel Modified: July 8, 2013 at 4:35 pm •  Published: July 8, 2013

Want to see OU’s biggest football games this season but don’t have tickets? Better have a padded bank account.

The Birmingham News has compiled the 30 highest-cost tickets on the secondary market for the upcoming college football season, according to TipIQ, a ticket broker.

And two Sooner games are among the five highest-priced tickets in the 2013 season, and another OU game is in the top 30.

A ticket for the OU-Notre Dame game on Sept. 28 in South Bend is going for an average of $544.30. That’s the third-highest-priced ticket. OU-Texas on Oct. 12 in Dallas is going for an average of $499.42. That’s No. 5 on the list. And Bedlam on Dec. 7 in Stillwater is going for an average of $274.76, which ranks 28th.

You can read the Birmingham News story here.

Now, the list seems completely legit, except for one thing. Ranking 22nd is Houston at Temple on Sept. 7 in Philadelphia. For some reason, the average price for a Houston-Temple ticket on the secondary market is $302.43, even though there won’t be 15,000 fans in Lincoln Financial Field that day.

Anyway, here is the list of the top 30:

1. $626.42: Alabama at Texas A&M, Sept. 14

2. $584.13: LSU vs. TCU in Arlington, Texas, Aug. 31

3. $544.30: OU at Notre Dame, Sept. 28

4. $530.33: Southern Cal at Notre Dame, Oct. 19

5. $499.42: OU vs. Texas in Dallas, Oct. 12

6. $453.37: Florida vs. Georgia in Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 2

7. $451.09: Texas at TCU, Oct. 26

8. $448.46: Texas A&M at LSU, Nov. 23

9. $423.17: Notre Dame at Michigan, Sept. 7

10. $380.38: Ohio State at Michigan, Nov. 30

11. $370.34: LSU at Georgia, Sept. 28

12. $370.29: LSU at Alabama, Nov. 9

13. $348.36: Michigan State at Notre Dame, Nov. 21

14. $348.34: Alabama at Auburn, Nov. 30

15. $335.07: Wisconsin at Ohio State, Sept. 28

16. $333.40: Florida at LSU, Oct. 12

17.  $332.93: Georgia at Clemson, Aug. 31

18. $317.87: South Carolina at Georgia, Sept. 7

19. $317.40: Clemson at South Carolina, Nov. 30

20. $311.44: Alabama vs. Virginia Tech in Atlanta, Aug. 31

21. $302.47: Army vs. Navy in Philadelphia

22. $302.43: Houston at Temple, Sept. 7

23. $302.22: Penn State at Ohio State, Oct. 26

24. $298.54: Florida State at Florida, Nov. 30

25. $288.26: Florida at South Carolina, Nov. 16

26. $276.39: Michigan at MichiganState, Nov. 2

27. $276.09: Georgia at Georgia Tech, Nov. 30

28. $274.76: Oklahoma at Oklahoma State, Dec. 7

29. $272.64: Iowa at Ohio State, Oct. 19

30. $266.28: Alabama at Mississippi State, Nov. 16

 

 

 


by Berry Tramel
Columnist
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The...
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