SEC distributes record $209 million in revenue

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — SEC schools will divvy up a league-record $209 million in revenue, a nearly 58 percent increase from the previous year.

SEC commissioner Mike Slive said Friday that the 12 member schools will receive an average of $17.3 million under the revenue sharing plan for the 2009-10 fiscal year, ending Aug. 31.

It’s the most ever paid out by the league, which distributed $132.5 million in 2008-09.

The number includes $109.5 million from football TV contracts, $26.5 million from bowl games and $14.5 million from the football championship game.

Lucrative long-term TV deals with ESPN and CBS went into effect during the most recent fiscal year.

The $209 million didn’t include $14.3 million kept by schools participating in bowls.

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civilianvol_formerly_marinevol writes:

$14.5 million from the national championship game. That means each school got $1.2 mil from that game. Thanks Bama.

VOLinCO writes:

where does this rank compared to other conferences? ...all time? ...this year?

just curious, if anyone knows

Rocky_Mountain_VOL writes:

That's alot of Vol Burgers!!

Colliervol writes:

Hence why it is a little difficult to argue that we need to add teams. We are doing pretty well as it is. Of course, everybody seems to want to keep up with the Jones' so expansion will probably happen.

nocleats writes:

Anybody still want to ask why Vandy doesnt get out?

AtLeastMyTeamHasPerfectSeasons writes:

Thanks AlaBammabummer and Flori-di-arrea for the support! Enjoying that cut of BCS money!

And thanks trolls for coming on a Volunteer site and reading everything orange! Couldn't blame you for doing this!

civilianvol_formerly_marinevol writes:

in response to civilianvol_formerly_marinevol:

$14.5 million from the national championship game. That means each school got $1.2 mil from that game. Thanks Bama.

Of course, Bama still sucks.

Lostvolinhighweeds writes:

in response to civilianvol_formerly_marinevol:

Of course, Bama still sucks.

No amount of money can alter the laws of physics.

RPBVolunteer writes:

I think the 14 mil is from the SEC Championship. This is still an average of at least 4 mil under the Big Ten, but they have one less team.

smashmouth98 writes:

the big ten schools got more $$ due to big ten network. I saw the numbers earlier today. SEC was 3. (I think, it's been a long day) ACC was just couple mill behind us. I was shocked SEC was not #1.

dbc5361 writes:

in response to nocleats:

Anybody still want to ask why Vandy doesnt get out?

You mean the same Vandy that beats Tennessee in basketball, baseball and has actually WON a Bowl game in the past 3 years without the criminals and low GPA's?

Stop thinking you're privileged because you're a fan of a state school with an unlimited budget and win by any means necessary outlook. That's called professional sports.

volbald writes:

in response to slaw_way:

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Fulmer had UT on the downhill slide since the 2001 SEC Championship loss to LSU - who we had beaten during the regular season. Had we won the game, we would have played in Pasadena for the National Championship. The slide started but most fans and the AD were still looking through orange-colored glasses. Had UT won that 2001 game, Fulmer would probably still be the head coach and UT wouldn't have dropped off so much in recruiting. It takes a while to rebuild - unless your Nick Saban.

dvols writes:

kiffin

myvols2002 writes:

in response to dbc5361:

You mean the same Vandy that beats Tennessee in basketball, baseball and has actually WON a Bowl game in the past 3 years without the criminals and low GPA's?

Stop thinking you're privileged because you're a fan of a state school with an unlimited budget and win by any means necessary outlook. That's called professional sports.

Apparently you don't read the news paper. We took 2 out of 3 from ya'll in baseballl this year.

licknpromise777#651578 writes:

in response to grvol:

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That one is still a bitter pill..Lost because of constant turn overs..Vols knock the starting QB out of the game and a nobody 2nd string QB leads them to the win??? Talk about irony!! I did enjoy the consolation prize in person at the Cap One bowl where we drilled Michigan and sent their fans home in tears..I think we sacked the QB like 8 times!!!!

licknpromise777#651578 writes:

in response to VOLinCO:

where does this rank compared to other conferences? ...all time? ...this year?

just curious, if anyone knows

The Big Ten pay out with their own tv network is over $23 million which is why Missouri and others are begging to go big ten because they get $8 million in the big 12..Most teams annual AD budget is close to $58 million

Couchdummy writes:

In light of the added revenue, any chance Hammy will do a "Walmart" and rollback ticket prices or preferably, let students have tickets as in the past under the standard UT student activity fees?

VolFanInTheBoro (Inactive) writes:

in response to dbc5361:

You mean the same Vandy that beats Tennessee in basketball, baseball and has actually WON a Bowl game in the past 3 years without the criminals and low GPA's?

Stop thinking you're privileged because you're a fan of a state school with an unlimited budget and win by any means necessary outlook. That's called professional sports.

The Vols won the Outback Bowl in 2007 Vandy idiot

civilianvol_formerly_marinevol writes:

in response to UnivAlaGator:

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Anyone who uses your screen name has no right to advise anyone to "show some class."

Mule_Days_King writes:

in response to dbc5361:

You mean the same Vandy that beats Tennessee in basketball, baseball and has actually WON a Bowl game in the past 3 years without the criminals and low GPA's?

Stop thinking you're privileged because you're a fan of a state school with an unlimited budget and win by any means necessary outlook. That's called professional sports.

This is coming from a fan of a school that can't fill a high school stadium on a consistent basis. Hell, on any basis.
Stop thinking you are privileged just because you are the fan of a school that has been sucking off the SEC teet for the last 30 yrs with little to no contribution. Typical Commode-door elitist.

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