Mississippi State, Georgia and Marshall Losses Cost Conferences Money

The final games of the 2014 regular season were about more than rivalries and bragging rights. For several schools they were about securing a spot in the new College Football Playoff. With that spot, those teams would have earned millions for their conferences and themselves. We think three teams cost their conferences some major dough … Continue reading Mississippi State, Georgia and Marshall Losses Cost Conferences Money

Most Profitable College Football Programs: #6 Alabama

I recently wrote a piece for Smarty Cents about the finances of college football programs – where does the money come from (other than television), where does it go and who makes the most? Now, I’m breaking down the Top 10 most profitable (with nonprofits it’s technically net revenue, not profit, but that doesn’t roll off the tongue) college … Continue reading Most Profitable College Football Programs: #6 Alabama

Most Profitable College Football Programs: #5 LSU

I recently wrote a piece for Smarty Cents about the finances of college football programs – where does the money come from (other than television), where does it go and who makes the most? For the next few weeks, I’m going to break down the Top 10 most profitable (with nonprofits it’s technically net revenue, not profit, but that … Continue reading Most Profitable College Football Programs: #5 LSU

Most Profitable College Football Programs: #4 Florida

I recently wrote a piece for Smarty Cents about the finances of college football programs – where does the money come from (other than television), where does it go and who makes the most? For the next few weeks, I’m going to break down the Top 10 most profitable (with nonprofits it’s technically net revenue, not profit, but that … Continue reading Most Profitable College Football Programs: #4 Florida

Most Profitable College Football Programs: #3 Georgia

I recently wrote a piece for Smarty Cents about the finances of college football programs – where does the money come from (other than television), where does it go and who makes the most? Over the next few weeks, I’m going to break down the Top 10 most profitable (with nonprofits it’s technically net revenue, not profit, but that … Continue reading Most Profitable College Football Programs: #3 Georgia

Most Profitable College Football Programs: #2 Michigan

I recently wrote a piece for Smarty Cents about the finances of college football programs – where does the money come from (other than television), where does it go and who makes the most? Over the next few weeks, I’m going to break down the Top 10 most profitable (with nonprofits it’s technically net revenue, not profit, but that … Continue reading Most Profitable College Football Programs: #2 Michigan

Most Profitable College Football Programs: #1 Texas

I recently wrote a piece for Smarty Cents about the finances of college football programs – where does the money come from (other than television), where does it go and who makes the most? Over the next few weeks, I’m going to break down the Top 10 most profitable (with nonprofits it’s technically net revenue, not profit, … Continue reading Most Profitable College Football Programs: #1 Texas

College Football’s Most Profitable Programs

I have a new piece over on Smarty Cents explaining how college football programs generate revenue and how it’s all spent. Here’s a sneak peek at the Top 10 most profitable programs (although it’s not really profit since they’re nonprofits, it’s net revenue, but that doesn’t really roll off the tongue)…. Texas Michigan Georgia Florida … Continue reading College Football’s Most Profitable Programs

Texas A&M won’t produce No. 7 jerseys

Texas A&M declining to produce No. 7 football jerseys might be an unpopular decision with fans, but it’s the smart business decision. The No. 7 football jersey is worn by quarterback Kenny Hill, who had a school-record 511 passing yards in Texas A&M’s unexpected route of South Carolina to kick off the season last Thursday. It’s no surprise there’s some demand … Continue reading Texas A&M won’t produce No. 7 jerseys