Football season is here, and every week thousands of college football players run onto the field in stadiums all across the country. With pride, these players wear uniforms displaying their schools name and colors.
But did you know, college football equipment—the pads, the jerseys, the helmets—represents a multimillion-dollar business? In fact, in 2012 2% of athletic budgets were spent on equipment for male athletes at NCAA Division I FBS schools, with the median per school coming in at around $742,000.
In this infographic, SpareFoot takes a deeper look at the equipment costs behind some of your favorite university football teams.