These 25 Schools Spend The Most Money On Their Football Team

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Recently, we took a look at the programs that are the biggest money-makers in college sports. But where does that money go?A certain amount of the revenue generated by the football team is required to operate the team. And at most big schools, the remaining revenue from the football and men’s basketball teams are used to support the rest of the athletic department.

Mike Gundy of Oklahoma State recently challenged his school to spend money like the most successful college football programs. And indeed, the most successful teams are indeed spending more than the rest.

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title=”#25 Arizona”
content=”EXPENSES: $17,965,169

REVENUE: $25,448,212

PROFIT: $7,483,043

All data via The Business of College Sports
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title=”#24 Clemson”
content=”EXPENSES: $17,992,943

REVENUE: $31,730,042

PROFIT: $13,737,099″
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title=”#23 Oregon”
content=”EXPENSES: $18,198,476

REVENUE: $27,713,278

PROFIT: $9,514,802″
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title=”#22 Florida State”
content=”EXPENSES: $18,689,809

REVENUE: $35,870,789

PROFIT: $17,180,980″
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permalink=”21-tennessee-5″
title=”#21 Tennessee”
content=”EXPENSES: $19,135,650

REVENUE: $56,831,514

PROFIT: $37,695,864″
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permalink=”20-usc-6″
title=”#20 USC”
content=”EXPENSES: $19,423,723

REVENUE: $31,148,724

PROFIT: $11,725,001″
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permalink=”19-northwestern-7″
title=”#19 Northwestern”
content=”EXPENSES: $19,430,675

REVENUE: $28,198,769

PROFIT: $8,768,094″
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title=”#18 Penn State”
content=”EXPENSES: $19,519,288

REVENUE: $72,747,734

PROFIT: $53,228,446″
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title=”#17 Virginia Tech”
content=”EXPENSES: $20,009,657

REVENUE: $35,083,799

PROFIT: $15,074,142″
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permalink=”16-nebraska-10″
title=”#16 Nebraska”
content=”EXPENSES: $20,147,302

REVENUE: $54,712,406

PROFIT: $34,565,104″
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permalink=”15-iowa-11″
title=”#15 Iowa”
content=”EXPENSES: $20,510,807

REVENUE: $44,506,832

PROFIT: $23,996,025″
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permalink=”14-washington-12″
title=”#14 Washington”
content=”EXPENSES: $21,306,380

REVENUE: $39,405,237

PROFIT: $18,098,857″
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permalink=”13-lsu-13″
title=”#13 LSU”
content=”EXPENSES: $21,492,741

REVENUE: $68,510,141

PROFIT: $47,017,400″
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permalink=”12-georgia-14″
title=”#12 Georgia”
content=”EXPENSES: $22,036,338

REVENUE: $74,888,175

PROFIT: $52,851,837″
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title=”#11 South Carolina”
content=”EXPENSES: $22,482,479

REVENUE: $45,464,058

PROFIT: $22,981,579″
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permalink=”10-oklahoma-16″
title=”#10 Oklahoma”
content=”EXPENSES: $23,191,402

REVENUE: $58,811,324

PROFIT: $35,619,922″
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permalink=”9-michigan-17″
title=”#9 Michigan”
content=”EXPENSES: $23,552,233

REVENUE: $70,300,676

PROFIT: $46,748,443″
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title=”#8 Wisconsin”
content=”EXPENSES: $23,662,925

REVENUE: $43,296,599

PROFIT: $19,633,674″
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permalink=”7-arkansas-19″
title=”#7 Arkansas”
content=”EXPENSES: $24,059,193

REVENUE: $61,131,707

PROFIT: $37,072,514″
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title=”#6 Texas”
content=”EXPENSES: $24,507,352

REVENUE: $95,749,684

PROFIT: $71,242,332″
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title=”#5 Notre Dame”
content=”EXPENSES: $25,164,887

REVENUE: $68,782,560

PROFIT: $43,617,673″
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permalink=”4-florida-22″
title=”#4 Florida”
content=”EXPENSES: $26,263,539

REVENUE: $72,807,236

PROFIT: $46,543,697″
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permalink=”3-alabama-23″
title=”#3 Alabama”
content=”EXPENSES: $31,580,059

REVENUE: $76,801,800

PROFIT: $45,221,741″
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permalink=”2-ohio-state-24″
title=”#2 Ohio State”
content=”EXPENSES: $34,373,844

REVENUE: $60,837,342

PROFIT: $26,463,498″
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permalink=”1-auburn-25″
title=”#1 Auburn”
content=”EXPENSES: $39,069,676

REVENUE: $76,227,804

PROFIT: $37,158,128″
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permalink=”now-check-out-how-much-these-schools-are-paying-their-coaches-26″
title=”Now check out how much these schools are paying their coaches”
content=”The 20 Highest Paid Coaches In College Football >
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