AUSTIN, Texas--(TicketCity highlights these teams and many more that are not to be missed, and counts down the most popular games of the season based on ticket sales, prices, customer inquiries, and searches on TicketCity.com.)--The start of conference play brought great excitement to a week in college football chock full of intriguing matchups. Out west, the Oregon Ducks trounced the Arizona Wildcats and the LSU Tigers pulled out a tough win against SEC counterpart Auburn. The #1 Alabama Crimson Tide took care of business, downing Florida Atlantic and retaining their spot atop the college football landscape. In Big 12 action, the #15 Kansas State Wildcats, led by Heisman hopeful Colin Klein, shocked the #6 Oklahoma Sooners in Norman. With the win, Kansas State improves to 4-0 and climbs into the Top 10.
This week, #22 Nebraska will square off against the unranked Wisconsin Badgers in Lincoln. The Cornhuskers bounced back after a poor performance against UCLA and inched their way back into the Top 25 with an easy win over Arkansas State. Wisconsin, who looked impressive in a win over UTEP last weekend, will make its first trip to Memorial Stadium since 1973. Look for a highly competitive matchup, with both teams vying for Big Ten supremacy. This is one you won’t want to miss. The average ticket price on the secondary market is $213, however TicketCity currently offers tickets starting at $83.
Down in SEC country, the #6 South Carolina Gamecocks will take on the #5 Georgia Bulldogs on October 6th. The visiting Bulldogs come in having impressively handled Missouri and Vanderbilt. The Gamecocks, led by Senior QB Connor Shaw, will face their biggest test against this tough Georgia defense. With both teams looking impressive through their first four weeks, this early season matchup certainly has BCS implications and will be one of the most competitive contests of the week. The average ticket price on the secondary market is $226, however TicketCity currently offers tickets starting at $134.
A showdown in the Pacific Northwest is brewing as the #2 Oregon Ducks host the neighboring Washington Huskies on October 6th. The fastest offense in the country looks to solidify their place among college football’s elite. The Huskies, coming off a rout of Portland State, look to pull off the upset, while the Ducks hope to continue what is just another stop on the road to the National Championship in Miami. Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas, widely considered the nation’s fastest player, is a can’t-miss performer. Average ticket price on the secondary market is $212, however TicketCity currently offers tickets starting at $75.
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-Data is as of September 25, 2012. Average Price is generated from secondary market tickets listed on TicketCity.com (approximately 800 brokers). All prices are per ticket. Prices are subject to change.
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