We've found one place where season football tickets were gobbled up by students in a hurry ... Wisconsin.
Hard to say it's anything but impressive when all the tickets reserved for undergrads are sold out in 90 minutes That's what happened Monday morning in Madison.
Of course, people still have to show up and fill those seats when the games actually arrive. And Wisconsin still has a separate sale for grad students on July 7 as it tries to sell out its 14,000-seat student allotment for the 24th straight year.
Still, you have to tip the cap. This is an interesting headline to see in an age where other schools are struggling to sell out their allotment to students.
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Wisconsin's home schedule this year includes primetime games against Ohio State and Nebraska, and students paid $144 for six games. That's comparable to Nebraska, where students pay $166 for seven games. The Badgers also play LSU at Lambeau Field but those tickets are sold separately from the Wisconsin student ticket package.
Worth noting: Wisconsin's total enrollment for both undergrads and postgrads is more than 43,000, while Nebraska's is closer to 25,000.
As for the situation closer to home, Nebraska's student ticket allotment is a little more than 8,000. It took until opening game week to sell all those out last year and an NU official said a couple weeks ago student sales for 2016 are a little behind last year's.
Dianne Mendenhall, associate athletic director for development and ticket operations, said in late May that just shy of 5,000 student tickets had been sold, as Nebraska tries to make a big push while incoming students attend New Student Enrollment programs this summer.