Ohio State ranks first (again) in home game ticket prices

In an active roster that includes Heisman hopeful Ezekiel Elliot taking charge in the backfield, a trio appetizer at the quarterback position and the good graces of nearly all the preseason polls, Ohio State can boast another feature – one of the Big Ten’s most expensive tickets on a per-game basis (along with Penn State).

The Ohio Stadium (over 104,000 capacity), which is set to be the first college stadium to include beer and wine in its transactions, rings in at a couple of dimes over $221 when buying home game tickets at the box office.

In what’s been the home turf for Purdue since 1924, Ross-Ade Stadium dwarfs Ohio State’s, charging $43 in home game ticket sales.

Basic Overview – Ohio Stadium

Year Built: 1922
Built By: Howard Dwight Smith
Situated by Olentangy River
Renovated in 2001 at a cost of $194 million
Listed in the National Registry of Historic Places

What $221 Can Buy You

Nearly one month’s lease of a Cadillac CTS
One airline ticket from Portland to Los Angeles
A pair of Nike Air Foamposites
About 27 Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes
7 50-yard line tickets to this year’s AT&T Nation’s Football Classic

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports

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