The additional tickets will go on sale at 8 a.m. on Friday at the LSU ticket office. Tickets for the Cotton Bowl are $75 each and can be purchased in person at the LSU Athletic Administration Building and also on the Internet at www.LSUsports.net. Fans can also call 1-800-960-8587 or 225-578-2184 to purchase over the phone. Tickets can be purchased using cash, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.
"We've worked hard with both Texas and the Cotton Bowl to get this additional allotment of tickets to be able to service our fans," Bertman said. "The response that we have had to Cotton Bowl tickets has been incredible and it's a tribute to the passion and enthusiasm that our fans have for LSU football."
In addition, LSU continues to sell parking passes to the game at a cost of $15. Parking passes are available both online and at the ticket office.
To date, LSU has sold 19,700 tickets to the New Year's Day game against Texas. LSU pre-sold close to 12,000 tickets to its season ticket holders and then sold another 7,700 to Tiger fans on Monday.