Oklahoma/Texas Tickets Least Expensive Since 2010

One of college football’s best rivalries will be renewed this weekend as the Oklahoma Sooners (4-1), ranked No. 11 in the most recent AP Poll, square off against the Texas Longhorns (2-3) in the Red River Rivalry. Oklahoma is coming off a frustrating 37-33 road loss to the upstart TCU Horned Frogs. Performances by running back Samaje Perine and wide receiver Sterling Shepard were the only high points for Oklahoma. Perine rushed for 87 yards and three touchdowns against TCU’s top ranked run defense while Shepard caught seven passes for 215 yards and a touchdown. Despite Oklahoma’s success on offense, Oklahoma’s defense was unable to limit TCU’s dual-threat quarterback, Trevone Boykin, who amassed nearly 400 yards of total offense. Regardless of their records, fans can always expect to pay above average ticket prices when Oklahoma and Texas square off.

According to TiqIQ, the average price for Texas vs Oklahoma football tickets is currently $245.97 on the secondary market while the get-in price for the game is $70. This game will be played at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. This will be the cheapest game between Oklahoma and Texas since at least 2010. Last season’s game was previously the least expensive with an average price of $252.75.

Texas is coming off a 28-7 home loss to the Baylor Bears. Texas’s defense was able to limit quarterback Bryce Petty to just 113 passing yards, but Baylor’s rushing attack totaled 278 yards. In addition to a strong defensive effort, Texas’s dual-threat quarterback, Tyrone Swoopes, must play better. Swoopes completed just 47 percent of his passes against Baylor and threw two interceptions. Swoopes was able to run for 40 yards, but he must improve as a passer to keep defenses honest.

Fans will pay the lowest average ticket prices in five years to see whether Oklahoma can avenge last year’s 36-20 defeat to Texas. Texas out-rushed Oklahoma, 255-to-133 in last year’s game. Expect a spirited effort from both sides in one of college football’s best rivalries.

*Section Photo credit to Brian Bahr, Getty Images; Featured Photo (above) credit to Andrew Weber, USA Today Sports

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