Football season tickets selling strong
With big-draw opponents such as West Virginia and Louisville on the upcoming home football schedule, USF has already sold 17,800 season tickets for the 2007 season, about 650 higher than the Bulls finished with last season.
Assistant athletic director Jim Louk said Monday that August is traditionally USF's best month for selling season tickets, and by Louk's recollection, the Bulls are already at their highest season-ticket total since their inaugural season in 1997.
Ticket packages are selling well -- a recent promotion that included a USF helmet autographed by Jim Leavitt sold out, simply because the Bulls ran out of their allotment of helmets. The latest offering is a family plan with two adult and two child season tickets in the lower bowl of Raymond James Stadium for $300.
With this in mind, I'll ask two questions: what home game do you think will have the largest crowd for USF this season, and what do you think the announced attendance will be? To guard against sweltering levels of summer optimism, We'll play this by "The Price is Right" rules, so if you're wrong on the high side, you're out of contention for the invaluable bragging rights that go with the closest guess. "ONE DOLLAR!" ...