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College Bowl Games: How Much Of a Big Deal (Money) Are They?

December 30, 2011 : Scott Gulbransen - Previous Contributor

The holidays are a time of food, family, gifts, celebrations… and college football. For some, bowl season has become entrenched in holiday tradition, with a non-stop parade of game after game filling the idle days before the new year.

These games are a great source of entertainment for fans and an opportunity for student athletes to experience one more game for the year, on a big stage. But they’re more than that: they’re also big money. In this infographic, we take a look at some of the stats of this season’s biggest games to get a glimpse at just how big of a deal bowl season is.


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Scott Gulbransen - Previous Contributor

Scott Gulbransen - Previous Contributor

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Scott was the Director of Social Media at H&R Block and the veteran of 10 tax seasons. Before H&R Block, Scott helped create the social media platforms at both Applebee's and TurboTax.

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