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SBD/November 21, 2012/Media
Undefeated Notre Dame Delivers Highest Ratings For NBC's Coverage Since '05
Published November 21, 2012
FEELING GREEN: ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported with Notre Dame currently the top-ranked team in the BCS standings, things "are greener than ever before for the Fighting Irish -- green as in money.” TiqIQ noted tickets for the BCS title game jumped from $1,829 last week to $2,201 on Tuesday with Notre Dame "in the driver’s seat.” Meanwhile, oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro indicated that a potential Alabama-Notre Dame championship game “will be the most-bet game in college football history” (“Money Talk,” ESPN.com, 11/19).