Straight Cash Homie pt 34

Updated: March 31, 2013
  1. The Alabama Crimson Tide made $77 million off of ticket sales and merchandise in 2011.
  2. The 2010 World Cup brought South Africa $12 billion.
  3. As a rookie, Cincinnati Bengal’s QB Andy Dalton made only $2.67 million.
  4. The average salary of the Green Bay Packers offensive line was $3.2 million in 2011.
  5. The four commissioners that oversee the four major sports are quite wealthy. The NHL’s Gary Bettman earns an average $7.5 million, NFL’s Roger Goddell earns $9.8 million, NBA’s David Stern earns $10 million and MLB’s Bud Selig, who made $18.4 million this past year.
  6. According to theWizofOdd.coms, 70 Football Bowl Subdivision team spent an average of $1.3 million to attend bowl games for the 2011 season.
  7. The New England Patriots’ QB Tom Brady purchased a $20 million -20,000 square foot mansion-in Brentwood California.
  8. The Buffalo Bills signed Kevin Kolb to a two-year $13 million deal.
  9. The Miami Dolphins have signed former Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes to a one-year contract worth $5.5 million. The deal comes with $2.25 million signing bonus with $750,00 of the base salary guaranteed.
  10. Alabama’s head coach Nick Saban’s new contract, which will pay him an average annual salary of $5.62 million through the 2019 season, made him the highest paid coach in the FBS.


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