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Texas athletics’ $180 million annual revenue tops in the nation

Posted December 18th, 2015

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According to a report by cbsports.com, The University of Texas’ athletic department pulled in the most overall revenue for 2014-15. The school’s $179.6 million out paced second-place Ohio State’s $170.9 million. Alabama ($150.6 million), LSU ($138.9 million) and Oklahoma (135.7 million) round out the top five.

According the report, Texas was only one of three schools in 2007-08 to top $100 million along with Ohio State and Florida. This year 28 schools the mark.

CBS Sports looked at financial marks of revenue reported by schools to the U.S. Department of Education, a requirement by the department in accordance with the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act.

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Other Big 12 schools to break the $100 million mark were Kansas ($103.3 million) and Baylor ($106.1 million). Texas A&M produced $110 million in revenue for 2014-15.

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