JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - USA Today released a report Thursday detailing expenses & revenues of all 230 Division 1 teams. The Rebels and Bulldogs brought in over $100 million in revenue in 2016-17.
Ole Miss is #24 in the NCAA at $117,834,511. Mississippi State checks in at #31 at $100,062,237. Those amounts are 12th and 13th respectively in the Southeastern Conference. Texas A&M tops the SEC with $211,960,034 (2nd overall).
Southern Miss brought in $23,984,639 of revenue in 2016-17. The Golden Eagles are ranked 126th in the nation, 13th in Conference USA. Old Dominion topped C-USA with $46,203,813 (67th overall).
The Mississippi SWAC schools are in the 200s in terms of revenue.
- Jackson State: $9,466,619 (5th in SWAC - 215th overall)
- Alcorn State: $6,321,380 (8th in SWAC - 223rd overall)
- Mississippi Valley: $4,332,784 (9th in SWAC - 228th overall)
Incoming JSU AD Ashley Robinson led a school with the most revenue in the SWAC. Prairie View brought in $17,851,213 in 2016-17.
You can see the USA Today Sports financial figures for all Division 1 schools here.