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2013-14 Bowl Championship Series Payouts

The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) made the following payouts to each conference for the 2013-14 season:

Big 12$34,197,751
Big Ten$34,197,751
Atlantic Coast$34,197,751
Big East /American Athletic$27,897,751
Sun Belt$4,189,860
Mountain West$3,591,309
Conference USA$2,992,757
Notre Dame$2,319,639
Ohio Valley$250,000
Southwestern Athletic$250,000
Big South$250,000
Missouri Valley (Gateway before 2008-09)$250,000
Big Sky$250,000
Atlantic 10 (Colonial in 2007-08)$250,000
U.S. Naval Academy$100,000
U.S. Military Academy$100,000
Brigham Young$100,000
New Mexico State$100,000

Total Bowl Championship Series payouts: $210,824,276

These totals do not include payouts made by bowls directly to conferences under separate contracts. Additionally, each conferences handles distributions to member institutions differently.


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