The numbers are in and the Texas Longhorns are still raking in the coin more so than any other college program in America. USA Today released its yearly list of highest revenues in college sports and it was the Texas Longhorns in the top spot with revenues of $219 million. The only other Big 12 school in the top 10 was Oklahoma at $175 million. Here’s a closer look at the list.
Highest Revenues in College Athletics (2017-18 year)
- Texas Longhorns: $219 million
- Texas A&M Aggies: $212 million
- Ohio State Buckeyes: $205 million
- Michigan Wolverines: $195 million
- Alabama Crimson Tide: $178 million
- Georgia Bulldogs: $176 million
- Oklahoma Sooners: $175 million
- Florida State Seminoles: $168 million
- Penn State Nittany Lions: $165 million
- Florida Gators: $161 million
Other Big 12 teams:
33. Kansas Jayhawks: $106 million
37. West Virginia Mountaineers: $102 million
46. Texas Tech Red Raidesr: $89 million
47. Iowa State Cyclones: $88 million
48. Oklahoma State Cowboys: $88 million
50. Kansas State Wildcats: $86 million
Editor’s Note: As private universities, Baylor and TCU do not have to report their revenues, and most private schools don’t.
You can see the entire list of teams here.
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