NCAA Division I Bowl Participant Payouts – Ranked (by average) – Since 1999

(Sorted by average amount brought in by a school, per season)

(Individual bowl game amounts were compiled using figures provided by collegefootballpoll.com).

Rank Team Conference Average
1 Oklahoma Big 12 $10,188,462
2 Ohio State Big Ten $9,988,462
3 USC PAC-12 $8,332,385
4 LSU SEC $8,169,231
5 Virginia Tech ACC/Big East $7,411,538
6 Florida SEC $7,034,615
7 Florida State ACC $6,394,615
8 Texas Big 12 $6,308,586
9 Wisconsin Big Ten $6,222,839
10 Michigan Big Ten $6,134,462
11 Oregon PAC-12 $6,061,538
12 Alabama SEC $5,338,462
13 Georgia SEC $5,294,231
14 Miami (FL) ACC/Big East $5,083,077
15 Auburn SEC $4,977,493
16 West Virginia Big East $4,948,462
17 Penn State Big Ten $4,226,923
18 Nebraska Big Ten/Big 12 $3,488,462
19 Iowa Big Ten $3,288,462
20 Cincinnati Big East/CUSA $3,207,692
21 Tennessee SEC $2,703,846
22 Clemson ACC $2,641,308
23 Georgia Tech ACC $2,584,615
24 Oklahoma State Big 12 $2,519,231
25 Illinois Big Ten $2,515,385
26 Notre Dame Indep $2,294,231
27 Kansas State Big 12 $2,132,692
28 Stanford PAC-12 $2,123,077
29 Arkansas SEC $2,106,692
30 Purdue Big Ten $2,052,846
31 Louisville Big East/CUSA $2,050,000
32 Washington PAC-12 $1,844,231
33 Michigan State Big Ten $1,750,000
34 Connecticut Big East/Indep $1,691,667
35 Oregon State PAC-12 $1,675,000
36 Pittsburgh Big East $1,642,308
37 TCU Mtn West/CUSA/WAC $1,576,923
38 Maryland ACC $1,560,538
39 Kansas Big 12 $1,519,231
40 Wake Forest ACC $1,487,500
41 Colorado Big 12/PAC-12 $1,431,692
42 Boise State Mtn West/WAC/Big West $1,392,308
43 Texas Tech Big 12 $1,375,000
44 South Carolina SEC $1,315,385
45 Texas A&M Big 12 $1,307,692
46 Washington State PAC-12 $1,270,278
47 Utah PAC-12/Mtn West $1,253,846
48 Missouri Big 12 $1,099,038
49 Mississippi SEC $919,231
50 Northwestern Big Ten $907,692
51 Boston College ACC/Big East $903,846
52 Virginia ACC $845,962
53 California PAC-12 $767,308
54 Fresno State WAC $761,538
55 Arizona State PAC-12 $750,000
56 Hawaii WAC $726,923
57 Southern Miss CUSA $692,308
58 Mississippi State SEC $691,346
59 North Carolina State ACC $690,769
60 Minnesota Big Ten $686,923
61 UCLA PAC-12 $654,808
62 East Carolina CUSA $646,154
63 Iowa State Big 12 $619,231
64 BYU Indep/Mtn West $603,846
65 Kentucky SEC $563,846
66 North Carolina ACC $561,538
67 Colorado State Mtn West $544,231
68 Navy Indep $495,192
69 Houston CUSA $488,462
70 Air Force Mtn West $477,885
71 Tulsa CUSA/WAC $450,000
72 South Florida Big East/CUSA/Indep $429,167
73 Arizona PAC-12 $419,231
74 Rutgers Big East $411,538
75 Nevada WAC/Big West $409,615
76 Marshall CUSA/MAC $403,846
77 UCF CUSA/MAC/Indep $396,154
78 Toledo MAC $380,192
79 Northern Illinois MAC $373,077
80 Syracuse Big East $346,154
81 New Mexico Mtn West $301,923
82 Baylor Big 12 $291,346
83 Memphis CUSA $275,000
84 Troy Sun Belt/Indep $263,636
85 Vanderbilt SEC $253,846
86 North Texas Sun Belt/Big West $250,000
UTEP CUSA/WAC $250,000
88 Bowling Green MAC $234,615
89 Central Michigan MAC $230,769
90 Miami (OH) MAC $207,692
91 Louisiana Tech WAC/Indep $200,000
92 Ohio University MAC $198,077
93 SMU CUSA/WAC $184,615
94 Florida International Sun Belt $178,571
95 Wyoming Mtn West $176,923
96 Western Michigan MAC $162,500
97 Middle Tennessee Sun Belt/Indep $140,385
98 Temple MAC/Indep/Big East $134,615
99 Florida Atlantic Sun Belt/Indep $134,375
100 Arkansas State Sun Belt/Big West $115,385
Ball State MAC $115,385
102 Rice CUSA $104,808
103 San Diego State Mtn West $96,154
104 Indiana Big Ten $92,308
105 UNLV Mtn West $61,538
106 Akron MAC $57,692
Army Indep/CUSA $57,692
Buffalo MAC $57,692
Idaho WAC/Sun Belt/Big West $57,692
San Jose State WAC $57,692
Tulane CUSA $57,692
UAB CUSA $57,692
Utah State WAC/Indep/Sun Belt/Big West $57,692
114 Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt/Indep $38,462
115 Duke ACC $0
Eastern Michigan MAC $0
Kent State MAC $0
Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt/Indep $0
New Mexico State WAC/Sun Belt/Big West $0
Western Kentucky Sun Belt/Indep $0

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