After three straight years of top ten finishes in the AP Poll, Michigan State football tickets have become a hot commodity. Now, that commodity sees a bit of a raise.

On Friday, Michigan State University announced their 2016 football ticket prices. The announcement comes with a raise i season parking passes, as well as a raise in season ticket packages, the first time that's happened since 2009.

The public price offering is $343 for a season ticket package that includes home games against Furman, Wisconsin, BYU, Northwestern (homecoming), Michigan, Rutgers and Ohio State. For faculty and staff the price is $280. These prices reflect a $5 increase per game in the package.

Michigan State AD Mark Hollis saysin regards to the announcement:  “We never take our fans for granted and we understand that they make a significant financial commitment for the opportunity to attend our events. Over the years, we strive and have been successful in maintaining reasonable prices for our fans in the college football market.

“We also cannot take our success for granted. Therefore, we must continue to generate revenue and resources to maintain our program at the top of both the conference and national level. This season-ticket plan will help us reach our goal of consistently being in position to compete for championships.

“We thank Spartan fans for their continued dedication and support during this exciting era of Michigan State football. We appreciate the investment they make in our program and the significant role they play in our ability to compete for a Big Ten and National Championship.”

The Spartan Ticket Office is taking renewals right now through May 1st. Fans looking to buy season tickets for the first time will have the option to starting in June.