For the unaware, summer has passed and gone, and with the return of the crisp air and crackling leaves has come another NCAA college football season. So fans are wearing gear emblazoned with their favorite team’s logo. Tailgate parties are in full swing. And stadiums are quivering with din of the roars of hundreds of thousands of onlookers.

But college football is about more than the love of the game. These teams exist partly to bring in major revenues to their respective schools and help pay for other athletic programs. Check out our newest infographic to see exactly how much money we’re talking:

Infographic NCAA-Football-Revenue

Infographic Transcript

University of Texas
2012 revenue: $104.5 million
2012 Win-loss record: 9-4
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 64%

University of Michigan
2012 revenue: $85 million
2012 Win-loss record: 8-5
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 66%

University of Alabama
2012 revenue: $81.9 million
2012 Win-loss record: 13-1
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 66%

Auburn University
2012 revenue: $77.4 million
Win-loss record: 3-9
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 73%

University of Georgia
2012 revenue: $75.2 million
2012 Win-loss record: 12-2
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 82%

University of Florida
2012 revenue: $74.6 million
2012 Win-loss record: 11-2
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 62%

University of Notre Dame
2012 revenue: $68.9 million
2012 Win-loss record: 12-1
% of school’s total athletic revenue: 71%

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-25-schools-that-make-the-most-money-in-college-football-2013-1?op=1

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