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LSU Sells All 25,000 Seats Allotted For BYU Game Moved To Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 31 / 17

LSU has sold all "25,000 seats allotted" to the school for its game against BYU on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome, according to Christopher Dabe of the New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE. The schools and AdvoCare Texas Kickoff organizers " moved the contest " from Houston's NRG Stadium "due t...

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