Klarinet Archive - Posting 001383.txt from 1998/04
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: budget cutbacks
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 23:41:01 -0400
It was just an example......I was agreeing with you....but it goes a long
ways beyond the bowl game.
On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, Bill Hausmann wrote:
> At 09:26 PM 4/23/98 -0500, Roger Garrett wrote:
> >On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, Bill Hausmann wrote:
> >> At the college level, it is my understanding that only the University of
> >> Notre Dame actually MAKES money with its football program (not including
> >> alumni contributions which may arise indirectly from it).
> >You've gotta be kidding Bill.....this has been standard knowledge for
> >years....and completely on the up and up! A Bowl Game alone brings a
> >tremendous amount of revenue to a university. All the top rated schools
> >in athletics make big money.....I mean BIG BIG money.
> Yes, but they SPEND big money, too! Take away that bowl revenue and they
> are in the hole for the year! Notre Dame makes money even without a bowl
> bid (TV contract, licensing on a NATIONAL level, etc., you know). A bowl
> game means more funding for academic scholarships, etc.
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