Yesterday’s post about SEC revenue figures for 2008 generated some discussion in the comments about the numbers put up by Georgia’s athletic department and what Georgia’s relative standing in the conference for income production might mean.
Today’s Athens Banner-Herald has an article about the numbers that are anticipated for 2009.
The athletic association expects to rake in about $85 million this year, mainly from its football team, while paying out about $70 million in operating expenses, according to financial documents it released this month.
That’s about a $10 million swing to the good from 2008’s numbers. That’s not too shabby for a recession year.