College football's most expensive seats

The start of the NCAA season is approaching, so act now if you want to score tickets for these hot games (and be prepared to shell out big bucks).

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Aug 20, 2013 11:39AM

All these games are televised. Cost 0. Close to the beer and bathroom priceless

Aug 20, 2013 10:45AM
I'm not planning to go to any of these games, I'd much rather watch on TV!  I would rather watch games from noon until after midnight from the comfort of my home & deal with a lot less stress.  Not that I'm against going to games, however, I'm just at a point in my life that I don't want to deal with a bunch of foolishness.
Aug 20, 2013 9:21AM
Not surprised.  It's the farm system for the National Felons League. 
Aug 20, 2013 9:52AM

Being from the South (ALABAMA) I'm a HUGE College Football Fan  (Especially SEC) ROLL TIDE! Can't wait for Season to Start (Aug 31st)!!!!  I realize you guys from the North enjoy your Professional Sports-whether it's NFL, NBA  or whatever and that's great!  I love HOCKEY too, we just don't get much of it here! (SHAME)


 I 100% don't agree with paying any college player especially those on scholarship who have the privilege to dress out each week and wear that uniform-no matter the University!  They all need to abide by the NO PASS NO PLAY, but I know that is just not ever going to happen. (SAD FOR THOSE PLAYERS WHO MOVE ON, never make to NFL & can't read or write)


 NEVER would I pay the ridiculous prices seen in these slides for any seat in ANY stadium-no matter the game!!!  I have the best seat in the world and that's in the comfort of my own home with a 60" Flat screen with surround sound, all the free food/drink I want, plus 2 bathrooms with NO WAITING!


Robin1620-you have to be a MINORITY in your opinion of College sports. It's these Stadiums that bring in Millions of dollars in funding for these schools that allow them to offer scholarships to kids who would never otherwise be able to attend. As for the Pro Stadiums, they bring in Revenue to cities that have them and offer entertainment for those who enjoy watching GROWN MEN hit each other.  I don't like Pro Football, but I can appreciate the sport and understand why these guys enjoy the game.


Let's get ready America, football season is almost HERE! 



Aug 20, 2013 10:08AM
There are some pretty high row numbers on these tickets.  These kind of look like the asking prices and not what they were sold for.
Aug 20, 2013 8:54AM
I like sports too but these 22 yr old kids making sevral million dollars a year and 50 plus million dollar contracts as its more than us common folks make in our life time because they can run, tackle, throw and catch a me thats doctor only makes 200K a year and some players make that in a 3 hour game and we have to pay 50 t0 100 dollars a game to watch older kids having fun.  After 5-10 years of that, they won't remember 10% what they learned in college and if they did'nt invest their money wise and blow alot of them have an out of work "jock" with a blank face saying....."what happen?????..............OH WELL!!!!!!!!
Aug 22, 2013 6:46PM
Stay at home. Enjoy replays. Save gas, save money, have some fun. Safe, relaxing, and free.
Aug 20, 2013 11:35AM
only a FOOL
would pay these
outrageous prices
for something that
offers nothing to life itself!

Aug 20, 2013 10:46AM

It doesn't take much to get many people addicted to things and to brainwash them that these things are really "cool": alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, TV, movies, coffee, the kardashians, bieber, sports and on and on. And the sports propaganda machine is constantly on, pushing, pushing... advertising at you from birth. They are even  in our schools, reinforcing, working, constantly telling how great and important the players are for being good at sports. I'm not surprised to see that many of you have bought into the bull.

Aug 20, 2013 10:24AM

It says a lot about these schools that the alumni can afford these tickets.


I should have gone to Notre Dame.  Apparently they are all loaded.

Aug 19, 2013 10:30PM
robin1620  I agree that college and pro sports are over rated, and I enjoy sports.  What I also think that you are entitled to your opinion, but you are not a spokesman for anyone but yourself.
Aug 20, 2013 6:49AM
It seems robin1620 has forgotten a couple of things, the free enterprise system and freedom of choice.
Aug 22, 2013 12:40PM
 yeah, seeing it on t.v. is nice and having a private bathroom is a plus. but, being in tiger stadium to watch a LSU game wow, you can feel the electricity and excitement. you haven't heard loud until you visit death valley!!
Aug 22, 2013 2:44PM
I watch football on my 82 inch Sony screen.  I get to see the players up close.  I can see the sweat dripping from their faces.  Why would I ever want to pay someone hundreds of dollars, when I have all the luxuries right here at home (refrigerator stocked with good things).  If I want to see an out-of-region game, I just call the cable company to arrange it.  For those that go to the game, that's their choice.  Some people would buy a shirt for two hundred dollars, that's their choice.  We have choices, that's what makes it ok.   By the way, if you don't have a large screen TV at home....go to Buffalo Wild Wings.  We have choices.   
Aug 20, 2013 11:21AM

Author missed Ohio State @ Michigan.  Top ticket is $2,500, lowest is $200.00.

Aug 20, 2013 11:56AM
Tickets at Texas A&M are only going to get more expensive in years to come, especially with the required "contribution" to the building fund in order for you to have a chance at securing seats in the remodelled stadium.  This is in addition to the already high "minimum yearly contribution" to the scholarship fund in order to get seats, and the floating cost of the tickets.  Each game has it's own ticket price this year, but figure 8 games at about $75/ticket and an additional $2500/seat contribution and you have a real ticket price of about $390 per game.  It's no wonder the average ticket ask for the Bama game is $600.
Aug 22, 2013 10:56AM
Most of the people in the home stadium are season ticket holders and probably pay less than the asking prices in this article for these (home) games for the price of their full season tickets.
Aug 28, 2013 4:49PM
these schools football balance sheets would put many successful banks to shame---but if their players sell some autographs for a few hundred dollars their will be hell to pay from the ncaa-what a farce !
Aug 20, 2013 12:24PM
and I felt bad spending 843.00 trying to keep my cat alive last week but i had to let him go. now I think
it was money well spent! you spend more than 50 bucks on a freaking ticket to any sporting event
or concert your nuts! i love college football but i'll watch it on tv which is already too expensive. i'm
a Saints fan but i won't spend money to watch them play. these schools and pro teams are laughing
at people! when does the increases stop? when people stand up to these people and big govt and
say stop the spending stop the waste and fraud and abuse first before raising prices and taxes then
maybe this country can begin to resemble america again and not some progressive socialist nation!
it's funny the so called 'poor' and 'broke' can find money on football games vacations flat screen tvs
new cars iphones video games but complain they can't buy food clothes gas etc....i'm proud of
myself for spending my money on my cat then wasting on crap like football tickets etc.. the left
wing media and govt has brainwashed people into living in a material world! grow up people!

Aug 28, 2013 10:19PM
Many times, "THE BIG GAMES" are the most disappointing.  Example:  Alabama vs. Notre Dame for The National Championship.  If you paid more than $2.00 to see THAT GAME, you paid too much, and you will definitely know what I mean.
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