Ohio State Football Program Overtakes Texas As Most Valuable

The Ohio State football program is now the most valuable in the country.

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Buckeyes have overtaken the Texas Longhorns to earn the No. 1 spot. Ohio State’s program is now valued at a whopping $1.5 billion, while the Longhorns are a distant second at $1.24 billion.

The Oklahoma Sooners are the only other program to see its value surpass the $1 billion mark.

While Ohio State is the most valuable program, the Big Ten as a whole ranks No. 2 with an average of $416 million per program. On average, the SEC boasts the highest number with an average $523 million per program.

The top ten can be seen below:

RANK SCHOOL WORTH ($)
1 Ohio State 1.51 billion
2 Texas 1.24 billion
3 Oklahoma 1.01 billion
4 Alabama 930 million
5 LSU 910 million
6 Michigan 892 million
7 Notre Dame 856 million
8 Georgia 822 million
9 Tennessee 745 million
10 Auburn 724 million

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