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Colorado-Nebraska one of the hottest tickets in college football

You’ll pay top dollar for tickets to see the Buffs and Huskers on Saturday (1:30 p.m. MT/ TV: FOX)

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The rivalry game for Colorado and No. 25 Nebraska is drawing a lot of interest among spectators in the region.

According to figures from SeatGeek.com, the non-conference meeting between once Big 8/Big 12 foes is the most-demanded Pac-12 home game since 2010 with an average ticket price of $371. It’s also the third highest-grossing event in the Denver Metro area (year-to-date) behind two events at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. The highest average for tickets reached a peak in July at $580 and the lowest in February at $360.

So far, Colorado-Nebraska is also the 11th highest-priced college football game in the nation; and among the top three west of the Mississippi. Here’s how the upcoming game compares against others.

NCAA football games this season:

1. Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Georgia Bulldogs Football (9/21): $855

2. LSU Tigers at Texas Longhorns Football (9/7): $569

3. Oklahoma Sooners at Texas Longhorns Football (10/12): $486

4. LSU Tigers at Alabama Crimson Tide Football(11/9): $438

5. USC Trojans at Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football (10/12): $408

6. Texas A&M Aggies at Georgia Bulldogs Football (11/23): $397

7. Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Wolverines Football (11/30): $396

8. Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Michigan Wolverines Football (10/26): $391

9. Alabama Crimson Tide at Auburn Tigers Football (11/30) $390

10. Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio State Buckeyes Football (11/23): $376

11. Nebraska Cornhuskers at Colorado Buffaloes Football (9/7): $371

Top live events in the Denver/Boulder area this year:

1. Chicago Bears at Denver Broncos (9/15), Broncos Stadium at Mile High: $432

2. The Rolling Stones (8/10), Broncos Stadium at Mile High: $378

3. Nebraska Cornhuskers at Colorado Buffaloes Football (9/7), Folsom Field: $371

4. Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos (10/17), Broncos Stadium at Mile High: $353

5. Elton John (2/7), Pepsi Center: $350

Highest demand Pac-12 home games this season:

1. Nebraska Cornhuskers at Colorado Buffaloes Football (9/7): $371

2. Oregon Ducks at Washington Huskies Football (10/19): $175

3. Oklahoma Sooners at UCLA Bruins Football (9/14): $167

4. Stanford Cardinal at USC Trojans Football (9/7): $147

5. USC Trojans at Washington Huskies Football (9/28) $147

Highest priced event at Folsom Field (since 2010):

1. Nebraska Cornhuskers at Colorado Buffaloes Football (9/7/19): $371

2. Oregon Ducks at Colorado Buffaloes Football (10/3/15): $115

3. USC Trojans at Colorado Buffaloes Football (11/11/17): $93

3. Utah Utes at Colorado Buffaloes Football (11/26/16): $93

5. Arizona State Sun Devils at Colorado Buffaloes Football (10/6/18): $84

Most in demand of all PAC-12 home games (since 2010):

1. Nebraska Cornhuskers at Colorado Buffaloes Football (9/7/19): $371

2. Washington State Cougars at Washington Huskies Football (11/25/17): $220

3. Michigan State Spartans at Oregon Ducks Football (9/6/14): $207

4. Notre Dame Fighting Irish at USC Trojans Football (11/24/18): $205

5. Washington Huskies at Washington State Cougars Football (11/23/18): $194