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The Most Profitable College Football Teams

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 12/30/10 03:00 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET

There's Big Pharma, Big Agra, Big Oil -- and then there's Big College Football.

Forget aluminum bleachers, homemade jerseys and dinky marching bands. According to 2010 Department of Education data (PDF), the old pigskin toss-n-kick brings in the serious bucks at some universities. At the University of Texas, total football revenue in 2009-2010 was upwards of $90 million. Click through below to see which schools saw the most revenue from the storied sport -- and which ones accrued the handsomest profits.

What do you think? Is this a crazy amount of money for a college sport, or is it totally justified? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

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