The 2017 college football season is set to kick off in a big way with neutral site season openers and major early-season matchups driving strong interest from enthusiastic fans. And Vivid Seats offers an insider’s look at how conference favorites are stacking up, from top-selling season openers and hottest regular season matchups, and how much fans are paying to be a part of the action.
TOP 10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON OPENERS
According to Vivid Seats ticket sales data, the following are the top 10 season openers based on the number of tickets sold to date:
Notable insights and trends include:
- The Alabama Crimson Tide is the most searched college football team on Vivid Seats. However, the most expensive average ticket price of $710 for their faceoff against the Florida State Seminoles may play a role in their No. 6 ranking on the top-selling list.
Of the ten top-selling season openers, the three most affordable tickets are Georgia Southern Eagles at Auburn Tigers ($49), Akron Zips at Penn State Nittany Lions ($61) and Purdue Boilermakers vs. Louisville Cardinals ($78), respectively.
TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL MATCHUPS FOR REGULAR SEASON
SEC teams are represented in 16 of the top 25 selling games (32 percent), while Big 10 teams make up for 13 out of 25 games (26 percent).
The most popular matchup – Georgia Bulldogs vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish – will be the second time the two teams have faced off, driving the average ticket price to $615.
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