StubHub’s 2019 College Football Preview: Texas

See past College Football Previews here: 2018, 2017

The countdown to college football season is on. With only two weeks before the first kickoff of 2019, StubHub has the latest insights surrounding the hottest teams, most-anticipated matchups and this year’s exciting trends in Division I football, based on StubHub’s sales trends to date. 

New for the 2019 season are StubHub’s partnerships with the University of Minnesota, Wake Forest University and Washington State University. As a trusted partner of more than 70 NCAA schools, StubHub is a trusted and credible source for tickets to college football games. More in-depth highlights can be found in StubHub’s comprehensive preview below.


After losing the number one spot last year, Michigan is back as StubHub’s most in-demand college football team of 2019. Georgia and Texas both have significant sales increases, and the Top 10 list has two new additions. 


  1. Texas jumps from #9 in 2018 to #3 in 2019
    1. Up 160% since 2018.
    2. Has 2 of the top 10 highest-selling games of the year (LSU/Texas and Red River Showdown).
    3. Longhorns regain #1 spot as most in-demand team in the Big 12 based on StubHub ticket sales.  
  2. Has #1 game of the year vs. LSU
    1. LSU vs. Texas game outselling #2 Notre Dame vs. Georgia by 68%.
    2. Facing each other for the first time since 2003.
  3. Oklahoma/Texas is #1 rivalry game of 2019 
    1. Jumps to #1 after being #3 rivalry game in 2018. 
    2. Red River Showdown is also the #3 neutral site game of the year. That game is the only Top 5 neutral site game in which the teams have played each other in the last 5 years (they’ve been playing this game since 1900.)
  4. More on Texas
    1. The state of Texas ranks first for all NCAAF sales
    2. Houston at Oklahoma is #11 most in-demand Week 1 game 
    3. Texas regains #1 spot as most in-demand team in the Big 12, outselling the #2 Big 12 school, Oklahoma, by over 500%.

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