2009 Big 12 Championship: Texas vs Nebraska

The 2009 SEC Championship matchup between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Florida Gators has been set for weeks.  But the 2009 Big 12 Championship matchup was not established until this past weekend, when both Texas and Nebraska beat teams from the state of Kansas.

The 2009 Big 12 Championship will pair the Texas Longhorns (11-0) versus the Nebraska Cornhuskers (8-3).  The game is being played at the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, December 5th at 7pm CST.  Dr. Pepper is the title sponsor, so the official name is the Dr. Pepper Big 12 Football Championship.

The 2009 Big 12 Championship will be the 3rd time that Texas and Nebraska have faced each other in the conference championship game.  In 1996 Texas upset Nebraska in a classic game in St. Louis.  Then in 1999 Nebraska steam rolled the Longhorns at the Alamodome in San Antonio.  Texas and Nebraska have each won one additional Big 12 Championship; Nebraska won in 1997 over Texas A&M while the Longhorns other title came in 2005 against the Colorado Buffaloes.

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The Week in TicketCity Search – October 23rd

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I could have gone with
a Taylor Swift photo, but how
boring would that have been?

Big changes this week. Taylor Swift, who hasn’t been absent the countdown for some time, rises to the very top as demand for her Fearless Tour is bigger now than ever before. The tour was recently extended to run through the middle of 2010, with additional dates in Austrailia and North America. Perhaps with a little girl power bump, Miley Cyrus takes the second spot, while Aventura climbs again to #3.

The Longhorns dip a bit, and right on their heels are the New York Yankees. I wonder why? Oh, right… the ALCS and their inability to shut the Angels down and get it over with. I’ve got a World Series Tickets page to update guys, so get it done so I can put that puppy to bed for 2009.

Finally, making her debut on the countdown at #9 is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, which is the really, really long way of saying Lady Gaga. Another in a long line of artists that no one you know will admit to liking yet sells millions of albums and sells out shows nationwide. The Lady is touring solo in support of her debut album, The Fame, after a planned joint tour with Kanye West fell through. On the whole, that was probably a plus for her.

Current Rank
Last Week
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1 6 Taylor Swift
2 8 Miley Cyrus
3 5 Aventura
4 1 Texas Longhorns
5 - NY Yankees
6 6 Dallas Cowboys
7 3 U2
8 - Disney On Ice
9 - Lady Gaga
10 - LSU Football

The Week in TicketCity Search – October 16th

The Longhorns return to the top this week, though ACL hangs around at #2. Longhorn dominance was no doubt assured by the upcoming OU game this weekend. From what I’ve been told there’s something of a rivalry there. Rivalrous enough to be held on neutral ground in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, in fact.

U2 remains steady, while Aventura makes room for Taylor Swift’s climb back up the chart. The Cowboys also climb a little higher, holding on from last week, while KISS returns again, trading places with the WWE whose brief return to the chart was very brief indeed.

In the “out of nowhere” department, there’s Owl City. Thankfully, Owl City is notable enough for inclusion by the Wiki gods. As much as people are prone to malign Wikipedia, man is it useful in cases like this. Owl City is a synthpop/electronica project started in 2007, headed up (and solely manned) by a guy named Adam Young. He was apparently heavily influenced by 80′s synthpop and New Wave music, which, judging by his age, means his mother played it for him in the womb. Owl City is on tour, with dates throughout the New Year, so feel free to check him out.

1 2 Texas Longhorns
2 1 ACL
3 3 U2
4 6 Taylor Swift
5 4 Aventura
6 8 Dallas Cowboys
7 - KISS
8 5 Miley Cyrus
9 - Owl City
10 - Alabama Football

The Week in TicketCity Search – October 9th

It is with a slight sense of surprise I report ACL managed to hang onto the top spot this week. Propelled primarily by a strong showing over last weekend, ACL’s win wasn’t quite the all out domination of the previous week. The Longhorns were a much closer second this time. Will be interesting to see how long post-ACL fever lasts. The rain certainly didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of last minute ticket searchers. Next year’s festival is scheduled for October 8-10, and yes, you can line up your spot today on our ACL Tickets page.

Miley and Taylor once again find themselves in close proximity, after a steady U2 and a resurgent Aventura. The WWE makes a return appearance after a few months of absence. The Cowboys haven’t been absent quite so long, but weren’t around for the past few weeks. Which brings to the Twins, who appear in part due to their little pre-playoff playoff against the Tigers. The Twins and the Tigers finished their seasons tied and had an amazing 12 inning, 6-5 squeaker for the right to get steamrolled by the Yankees.

If you’re intersted in following the Twins, or a team with a shot at making it to the World Series, check out our MLB Playoffs Tickets page.

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1 1 ACL
2 5 Texas Longhorns
3 4 U2
4 10 Aventura
5 3 Miley Cyrus
6 8 Taylor Swift
7 - WWE
8 - Dallas Cowboys
9 - Minnesota Twins
10 7 Kings of Leon

The Week in TicketCity Search – October 2nd

It is with no sense of suspense I can announce that ACL once again topped the countdown in this, the week just prior to the festival. As the gray clouds gather, things are set to kick off in just a few hours time, in fact. Looks like it’s going to be a bit damp out there this weekend, so be sure to plan accordingly if you’re heading out there.

Journey pops into the countdown after a long absence. They were last seen back in June as their Revelation Tour was in full swing. Playing a date in Austin probably got them some additional interest on our site this week. Journey fans are quickly running out of dates, as only a few remain before the 2009 Revelation Tour is over.

The rest of the countdown features some of our usual suspects, with Miley Cyrus recovering from her dip last week, and U2 and the Longhorns battling it out for 4th and 5th. Kings of Leon once again appear, if only to let us wonder if they’ll manage to hang around longer than a week again. Aventura also manages to hang on to a spot in the top 10, but just barely, after tumbling from 2 to 10.

1 1 ACL
2 - Journey
3 8 Miley Cyrus
4 5 U2
5 4 Texas Longhorns
6 6 Metallica
7 - Kings of Leon
8 7 Taylor Swift
9 3 George Strait
10 2 Aventura