The folks at Forbes reset their rankings of the most valuable college football programs. To create the value metric, Forbes “standardized the revenue and expense streams for each team, since the methods of reporting to the Department of Education are often inconsistent from school to school.” Michigan dropped from #4 this year. Snap shot:
Without trying to figure out how this will change the value metric, the introduction of the luxury suites and club seating will certainly give Michigan a boost next season. Roughly speaking, if mostly sold, the expansion should roughly bring in an additional $12 million next season.