June 14, 2010
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Spartan Ticket Office will begin accepting new football season-ticket applications from the general public on Tuesday, June 15. The overall pricing structure for football season-ticket holders remains the same for the second year in a row.
Season tickets are priced at $308 for the general public ($44 per game), $252 for faculty/staff ($36 per game), $231 for Family Plan ($33 per person; end zone seating) and $175 for young alumni ($25 per game). To order football season tickets online, click here.
MSU students can purchase season admissions online by clicking here. Student season admissions are priced at $136 each ($18 per game plus $10 for the official 2010 Spartan football T-shirt).
Fans interested in premium-seating options, including the Sideline Club, Spartan Club or Spartan Stadium Suites, should contact the Spartan Fund at 517-432-4610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Single-game tickets for all home games, except the Sept. 18 prime-time game against Notre Dame, go on sale Friday, Aug. 1. So the only way to guarantee a ticket for the Notre Dame game is by purchasing season tickets.
Fourth-year Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and his team will tackle a demanding seven-game home schedule in 2010, including non-conference games against Western Michigan (Sept. 4), Notre Dame (Sept. 18) and Northern Colorado (Sept. 25), plus Big Ten contests against Wisconsin (Oct. 2), Illinois (Oct. 16/Homecoming), Minnesota (Nov. 6) and Purdue (Nov. 20).
Dantonio, who has the led the Spartans to three straight postseason bowl appearances, welcomes back 15 starters from last year's team. Consensus All-America linebacker Greg Jones, who has paced the team in tackles each of the last three seasons, anchors a defensive unit that returns six starters. Quarterback Kirk Cousins, who threw for 2,680 yards and 19 touchdowns as a first-year starter, headlines an offensive unit that returns five of his six top pass receivers and seven starters overall.
Michigan State has ranked among the NCAA's top 25 in football attendance each of the last 54 years, including No. 18 in 2009, averaging 74,741 fans per game. The Spartans ranked No. 16 in the NCAA in total attendance, as 523,186 fans went through the turnstiles for seven home games in 2009.