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    Interesting article on spending

    Big-Spending Ohio State Could Change Nickname to Bucks-Eyes -- NCAAFB FanHouse


    Iowa State is apparently the most financially irresponsible in the big 12



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    I liked it, too. Thanks for posting. I'm a little surprised that the Big 10 spends so much more money on football than the Big 12.


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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Big 10 has the better TV contract

    Texas doesnt have to spend a ton a recruiting that makes a big difference




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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJoe View Post

    Texas doesnt have to spend a ton a recruiting that makes a big difference
    Big 10 schools need to spend more to compete. Spending money on student-athletes is the SEC's modus operandi.

    Looks like ISU is not near its potential. Hopefully CPR can change this.



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    I was shocked to see how much Iowa spends on their football program. The fact that they ever lose to us should be an embarrassment, considering the massive investment in their team. They spend more than Florida and Alabama.



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    No reason to complain about us being the most financially irresponsilbe because in the past 5 years it was true. I don't think anyone on this board would argue that hiring Chizik was money well spent.

    We can only hope that if this same report comes out after having Coach PR at the helm for 5 years then we would be the best bang for the buck.



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    I was shocked to see how much Iowa spends on their football program. The fact that they ever lose to us should be an embarrassment, considering the massive investment in their team. They spend more than Florida and Alabama.
    These figures include things like debt payments that come from stadium renovations. Iowa is in the middle of paying off their last renovation.



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    These figures include things like debt payments that come from stadium renovations. Iowa is in the middle of paying off their last renovation.
    Thanks for clarifying this. If this is infact the case this article basically means squat. If a team had just finished paying for stadium/facility renovation prior to this research then they will likely look more frugal than someone who is paying off the debt caused by upgrades when in all actuallity this is not the case.


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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by Goothrey View Post
    Big-Spending Ohio State Could Change Nickname to Bucks-Eyes -- NCAAFB FanHouse


    Iowa State is apparently the most financially irresponsible in the big 12

    that article is interesting, but stupid.



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by CykoAGR View Post
    Thanks for clarifying this. If this is infact the case this article basically means squat. If a team had just finished paying for stadium/facility renovation prior to this research then they will likely look more frugal than someone who is paying off the debt caused by upgrades when in all actuallity this is not the case.
    It's basically the same thing when looking at annual revenues. All it takes is one big donation from a booster to vault you up the lists.

    Not that these lists are completely meaningless it's just that it must be clarified what is being counted.



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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    It's basically the same thing when looking at annual revenues. All it takes is one big donation from a booster to vault you up the lists.

    Not that these lists are completely meaningless it's just that it must be clarified what is being counted.
    In addition, you need to look at the starting point. ISU may be in the middle of the pack in spending during the study's period, but the neglect to the facilities during the previous 20-30 years means that ISU is spending money to just get where most of the schools were before they spent a dime during the study period...


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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedcyclone View Post
    that article is interesting, but stupid.


    Verrrry interesting...

    but STUPID!





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    Re: Interesting article on spending

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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    From the article: While having college football's deepest pockets couldn't buy Ohio State a perfect record, the Buckeyes still posted an impressive 83.6 winning percentage (excluding games against the military academies and Football Championship Subdivision schools) in the past five seasons. That was substantially better than two other schools that clearly didn't take advantage of their financial advantages.

    But but but, a win is a win and ISU should pad their schedule with patsy teams in order for them to be successful.


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    Re: Interesting article on spending

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Verrrry interesting...

    but STUPID!





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