LOOK: TCU students show up in ridiculous numbers for Big 12 Championship Game tickets


FORT WORTH — TCU football will play in its first-ever Big 12 Championship Game on Saturday when the No. 11 Horned Frogs face No. 3 Oklahoma at nearby AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

And with the contest a quick drive away, TCU students aren’t planning on missing the return of title game.

TCU students showed up in the masses to the TCU athletic offices on Monday to claim their tickets for the showdown between the Horned Frogs and Sooners. Twitter photos showed a line forming up and down Stadium Drive on TCU’s campus — one that lasted for hours and into nightfall.

Students were still picking up tickets on Tuesday afternoon, though the line had shrunk to a 5-minute wait at most.

TCU offensive tackle Joseph Noteboom said he was stunned when he first heard about the crowds on social media.

“There were thousands. I think [the tickets] probably all gone,” Noteboom said. “I’m sure we will hear a lot more about it.”

Oklahoma and TCU each received an allotment of approximately 7,000 students. Granted, TCU’s undergraduate population is just more than 8,000 students. Oklahoma, on the other hand, boasts a student body of nearly 22,500 undergraduates.

Regardless of who packs the house the most on Saturday, it’s set to be a great atmosphere as the Big 12 Championship Game returns to action after a 7-year hiatus.

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