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Largest Athletic Budgets of Top 10 Ranked College Teams

College football season just about over. Basketball season is in full swing, and in the spring it’ll be baseball time. Sports are a huge part of the college experience, and at some schools, they are also a huge part of the budget.

The following are the top 10 ranked schools fosu logorom 05-06 and what their athletic budgets were.

Is your school on the list?

1.  Ohio State University- $101.8 million
2.   University of Oklahoma- $64.3 million
3.   Louisiana State University- $62.7 million
4.    University of Kentucky- $57.1 million
5.    University of South Carolina- $53.1 million
6.    Boston College- $51.8 million
7.    Arizona State University- $46.6 million
8.    University of Oregon- $44.6 million
9.    West Virginia University- $39.2 million
10.  University of South Florida- $24.3 million

Via The Wall Street Journal






3 Responses to “Largest Athletic Budgets of Top 10 Ranked College Teams”

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  2. Kelsey says:

    Yes Dan, I did read the article. And if you click on the total athletic expenses, it shows these schools in the way/order I was representing them.
    Have a good day.

  3. Dan says:

    Did you even read the article? It was the ranking of athletic budget or the Top ten ranked teams in the BCS poll. Not the top ten largest athletic budgets.


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