The Florida State Seminoles (6-0), who rank No. 2 in the most recent AP Poll, will host the No. 6 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-0). Florida State is coming off a convincing 38-20 road victory over the lowly Syracuse Orange. Quarterback Jameis Winston completed 30-of-36 passes for 317 yards and three touchdowns. Wide receiver Rashad Greene led the way with six catches for 107 yards. Tight end Nick O’Leary secured eight passes for 97 yards and a touchdown. Back-up running Dalvin Cook, who started in place of the injured Karlos Williams, totaled 122 rushing yards and a touchdown. Florida State’s defense forced three interceptions to secure the win. Florida State will face its biggest challenge to date when Notre Dame comes to Tallahassee.
According to TiqIQ, the average secondary market price for Florida State vs Notre Dame football tickets is currently $249.56 while the get-in price for the game is $144. The season average price for Florida State football tickets is $130.33, which indicates that fans must pay premium ticket prices for this matchup, 91% above average. It is easily the most expensive home game on the Florida State football schedule this season.
Despite growing uncertainty surrounding Winston’s status, Florida State’s head coach, Jimbo Fisher, expects him to play. Florida State is conducting a student code of conduct hearing for an ongoing sexual assault investigation. Winston is also being investigated for his role in an autograph authentication business.
Fans will have to pay premium ticket prices for the eighth matchup between Notre Dame and Florida State. Florida State leads the all-time series 5-2 against Notre Dame. Florida State won the most recent meeting in 2011 at the Champs Sports Bowl. Florida State has won 22 straight games, including ten straight wins at Doak Campbell Stadium.