The college football season kicks off this weekend and the Texas A&M-Alabama game on Sept. 14 is the hottest commodity on the re-sale ticket market, based on information provided today by vividseats.com.
The A&M-Alabama game, a battle of Top 10 teams in the preseason polls, has an average re-sale price of $744 per ticket, with a $359 minimum, based on data compiled by the website.
Among opening-week matchups, the costliest re-sale tickets are for these games: Georgia-Clemson ($292), Boise State-Washington ($232) and Alabama-Virginia Tech ($175).
Among individual schools, the highest average ticket prices for home games are found at Notre Dame ($290), Ohio State ($280) and Alabama ($246). Texas A&M is sixth on that list ($205), with Texas at No. 8 ($186) and Oklahoma at No. 10 ($169).
In terms of individual contests, the Red River Rivalry matchup between Texas and Oklahoma ranks fifth nationally on the re-sale market, with an average price of $466 and a minimum price of $191.
_ Jimmy Burch