Michigan owns the top spot on the road, demanding 103% more for road tickets than their home tickets. Here is a look at the Michigan Wolverines, Oklahoma Sooners, and Alabama Crimson Tide, which are the top three college football teams on the road. Eight of the top ten road teams are more expensive to see on the road compared to at home. The only two teams that demand a higher home price are the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
- The Michigan Wolverines are in high demand in 2012. Amazingly, Michigan’s road tickets are 103% more expensive than their home tickets. It is $222 to see the Wolverines at home and $451 to see them on the road. They are coming off of an 11-2 record in 2011, capped by a Sugar Bowl victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies. The Wolverines only two blemishes were to rival Michigan State Spartans and the Iowa Hawkeyes. In 2012, both of these teams will be coming into a rowdy environment in Ann Arbor, Michigan. On the road, Michigan is an esteemed Big Ten school that draws crowds wherever they go. Some of the most anticipated Michigan road games will be against the likes of No.1 Alabama Crimson Tide, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Nebraska Cornhuskers, and Big Ten nemesis Ohio State Buckeyes.
- The Oklahoma Sooners come in at second on our list of top ten road teams in college football. The Sooners demand an average of $296 on the road which is 54% more than their home ticket price of $192. They are playing against the Texas Longhorns in the Red River Rivalry at the Cotton Bowl on October 13. The Sooners will be facing the Iowa Cyclones, West Virginia Mountaineers, and Texas Christian University Horned Frogs on the road. This is the first year West Virginia and TCU are playing in the Big 12.
- The Alabama Crimson Tide demand $339 for home tickets and $289 for road games. If you are looking to see the best team in the country, then it would be ideal to see them in a top road game. Alabama’s ticket prices are 15% cheaper than their home ticket prices. Alabama plays Michigan in a barnburner of an opening game at Cowboys Stadium. They also have marquee road games against the Arkansas Razorbacks, Missouri Tigers, and LSU Tigers.
Top 10 Road Teams in College Football
|Top Road Teams||Avg Road Price||Avg Home Price||∆|
|Michigan Wolverines Football Tickets||$451||$222||103%|
|Oklahoma Sooners Football Tickets||$296||$192||54%|
|Alabama Crimson Tide Football Tickets||$289||$339||-15%|
|LSU Tigers Football Tickets||$275||$178||55%|
|Georgia Bulldogs Football Tickets||$234||$145||61%|
|Florida Gators Football Tickets||$231||$132||75%|
|Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Tickets||$218||$279||-22%|
|Wisconsin Badgers Football Tickets||$211||$159||33%|
|Oregon Ducks Football Tickets||$208||$111||87%|
|Michigan State Spartans Football Tickets||$204||$110||85%|
For more information on the 2012 College football season see 2012 College Football Tickets, Top Ten Games in College Football, Top Ten Most Expensive Home Teams in College Football, and USC Ticket Prices in 2012.