Posted December 09, 2013

Duke students to get free Chick-fil-A Bowl tickets thanks to alumni donations

Duke Blue Devils, Texas A&M Aggies
Florida State trounced Duke 45-7 in the ACC Championship Game on Saturday.

Florida State trounced Duke 45-7 in the ACC Championship Game on Saturday. (Bob Leverone/AP)

On the heels of a 10-win season, Duke didn’t find much success in the ACC title game against Florida State. At least now Blue Devil students won’t have to shell out any cash to watch Duke play in a bowl.

According to the Duke Chronicle, the school’s student newspaper, tickets for students to the Blue Devils’ matchup with Texas A&M in the Chick-fil-A Bowl will be free thanks to alumni donations. Students can pick up tickets on campus on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The original ticket price for the game is $90.

Duke, which finished the season at No. 24 in the BCS rankings, is coming off its first 10-win season in school history in coach David Cutcliffe’s sixth year on campus. The Blue Devils will match up against No. 21 Texas A&M in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta on Dec. 31.

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10 comments
ArikPatiño
ArikPatiño

Rice University is doing the same for their students

Blinker
Blinker

I don't think a+m will be gracious enough to follow this example.  They would have to sell some more of their livestock. BAAAAAA  BAAAAAA

laurenfmyers
laurenfmyers

@BHarpp First thought: That's awesome, I get a free ticket! Second thought: Wait...I graduated almost two years ago... -__-