Coach Richt: Shake Your Moneymaker

College athletics is big business.  For most schools not named Duke, Syracuse or UConn, the major moneymaker is the football program. 

Mr. SEC said that Coach Richt shouldn’t be considered on the hotseat because of the value of the football team and the fact the program is still making money. 

When my sister and brother-in-law first got alumni season tickets and donated to the Hartman Fund, it was prior to the 2001 season and Coach Richt’s first year.  The like to say they came in with Coach Richt. 

The initial donation to get tickets when they joined was $1,000.  Now, it will probably be in the neighborhood of $4,500. 

Not only is the sustained amount impressive from one year to the next , but a 450% increase over his tenure is equally impressive.  We are in the midst of a terrible economy and a terrible product in 2009.  This shows me something. 

It shows me the ones who are screaming that Coach Richt needs to leave town probably aren’t the same ones writing a check every February. 

Corbindawg

Go Dawgs!

0 Responses to “Coach Richt: Shake Your Moneymaker”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s





%d bloggers like this: