LINCOLN, Neb (KOLN) The Nebraska Cornhuskers are rising in popularity heading into the 2018 football season, according to StubHub’s ticket sales data.
“As Nebraska enters a new era under a new coach, we’ve seen strong demand on StubHub from fans heading into the 2018 season,” said Jill Krimmel, StubHub General Manager of NCAA Sports and MLB. “We have seen Nebraska fans are willing to travel as they are StubHub’s best-selling team in four different state outside of their own.”
Besides the Cornhusker State, Nebraska is the best-selling team in Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, and South Dakota.
Despite the rise in ticket demand, StubHub says the price of aftermarket tickets is actually down 16% from last year so far. The average ticket is going for $79 this year, according to StubHub.
The Husker home game with the highest demand for 2018 is the Colorado game, with a an average ticket price of $199.
The Big Ten is the most popular conference for the fifth year in a row, according to StubHub’s sales data. The Huskers join Ohio State (6), Penn State (3) and Michigan (2) on the top-10 list.