Here’s How Much Money Everyone Gets From College Sports

College sports is big business. Make sure you educate yourself on the injustice taking place in colleges everywhere by watching the premiere of $chooled: The Price of College Sports, October 16, on EPIX.

1. Between TV contracts, merchandise, royalties, corporate sponsorships, ticket sales, and donations…

2. Colleges and universities make over $12 billion every year from college sports.

3. So who’s getting it?

4. Each assistant football coach earns roughly $200,000 per year.

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Teams are allowed a maximum of nine assistant coaches.

via USA Today.

5. Athletic directors average an annual salary of more than $500,000.

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via USA Today.

6. BCS directors and executives are paid annual salaries upwards of $1 million each.

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via Bradenton Herald.

7. The average men’s basketball head coach earns roughly $1.22 million.

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via NCAA.

8. The average men’s football head coach takes roughly $1.64 million.

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via USA Today.

9. Training facilities get multi-million dollar upgrades every year.

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The University of Oregon spent a whopping $68 million on their new training center.

10. It’s common for colleges and universities to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on stadium upgrades.

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In 2010, Michigan spent $226 million to upgrade the Big House while Texas A&M has plans to spend upwards of $450 million for a stadium overhaul.

11. So who doesn’t get anything?

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12. The guys who make it all work: the college athletes. They take home $0.

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Instead, they’re promised a free education. Yet unlike a normal college experience, they’re forced to miss months of school at a time and end up taking paper classes just to get passable grades. If they get injured, the scholarship goes away and they’re not entitled to any workers’ comp. Seems like a one-sided deal.

13. Learn more about the treatment of college athletes…

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