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    Forbes - Most Valuable College FB Programs

    Great article. I find the business aspect of college sports fascinating.

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    Re: Forbes - Most Valuable College FB Programs

    It'd be interesting to see a list of all 119 (120?) FBS schools and the $$ amounts associated with them.



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    Re: Forbes - Most Valuable College FB Programs

    I thought Ohio State would be higher, always thought of them and Texas as 1 and 2, but maybe that would be more total athletic programs not just football



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    Re: Forbes - Most Valuable College FB Programs

    I'm kind of surprised that EIU didn't make it. (no , for real). I would have put them higher then Mich State. That rank shocked me.




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    Re: Forbes - Most Valuable College FB Programs

    They included donations to the athletic department so I could see where a big donation or two could really increase the yearly revenue. I would assume that's a big reason why lists like these change every year.



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    Re: Forbes - Most Valuable College FB Programs

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    They included donations to the athletic department so I could see where a big donation or two could really increase the yearly revenue. I would assume that's a big reason why lists like these change every year.
    Exactly, they explicitly stated that was how OSU made the list. I think the effect on the counties revenue also gave some of this Big 12 schools an edge. The effect of a Nebraska game compared to the typical local economy has to be much more than a USC or Miami.



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