When it comes to value, the Texas Longhorns are only matched by the Texas A&M Aggies, according to GoBankingRates averages released by Fox Sports on Monday night.
The two football programs shared first place in the odds, with an estimated annual value of $ 147 million.
GoBankingRates used financial information provided by Forbes, which included income generated over an average of three years before the start of the 2021-22 sports year. The averages therefore include the 2020-21 sports year, in which every sports department was affected due to COVID-19. 247Sports.com provided a detailed breakdown.
Texas has long been regarded as one of the most valuable athletic departments in college sports, so it’s no surprise that the football program has a self-sustaining value that ranks among the best in the country.
247Sports ‘analysis referred to the massive amount the Longhorns paid Steve Sarkisian and his staff for the 2021 season. But, with the completion of the Longhorns’ latest stadium project, the team and the stadium will continue to generate. huge revenue for the department, which could increase once the Longhorns are transferred to the SEC.
After Texas and Texas A&M, the top 10 teams in terms of earnings were No.3 in Michigan, No.4 in Alabama, No.5 in Ohio State, No.6 in Oklahoma (which will also move up to SEC in the coming years), No. 7 Georgia, No. 8 Notre Dame, and a tie for No. 10 between Florida and Auburn.
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