How much does the SEC spend on athletes?

How much does the SEC spend on athletes?
Lagniappe Sports

POSTED: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 10:04pm

College sports are big business, but just how big? A recent study shows just how much money is being spent on college athletes.

The American Institute of Research revealed that in 2010 the SouthEastern Conference spent over $160-thousand per athlete. That's opposed to the $13-thousand spent on the average student on campuses in the SEC, which is 12 times less on the students than the athletes.
 

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