After writing about the football finances of the SEC, Big Ten, and ACC, it’s the Pac-10’s turn. The numbers are drawn from schools’ reports to the U.S. Department of Education on the state of their athletic departments’ finances for July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010. See the note at the end for more details on the data.
For comparison’s sake, the Pac-10 stacks up more like the ACC than the SEC or Big Ten in terms of football revenue, as you can see:
Big Ten ($40.6m)
Probably not coincidentally, the average size of football stadium in each conferences lines up in exactly the same order:
Big Ten (75,447)
I was a little surprised to see who generated the most football revenue in the Pac-10. Read the rest of this entry