2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance Rankings No. 1-130

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance Rankings No. 1-130

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2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance Rankings No. 1-130

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance Rankings


How many people show up? As a part of the CFN Five-Year Program Analysis, the attendance is a factor. Here are the rankings from No. 1-130.


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Beyond wins and losses, attendance might be the most important factor in a program’s success. Put butts in the seats, support the non-revenue sports. When the power program stands have empty sections, athletic directors get fired.

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CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: APR Rankings 1-130
CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance by Conference

Attendance is based on the average per game.

1. Michigan

2016: 110,468
2015: 110,168
2014: 104,909
2013: 111,592
2012: 112,252
5 Year Average: 109,877.8

2. Ohio State

2016: 107,278
2015: 107,224
2014: 106,296
2013: 104,933
2012: 105,330
5 Year Average: 106,212.2

3. Alabama

2016: 101,821
2015: 101,112
2014: 101,534
2013: 101,505
2012: 101,722
5 Year Average: 101,538.8

4. Penn State

2016: 100,257
2015: 99,799
2014: 101,623
2013: 96,587
2012: 96,730
5 Year Average: 98,999.2

5. LSU

2016: 101,231
2015: 102,004
2014: 101,723
2013: 91,418
2012: 92,626
5 Year Average: 97,800.4

6. Tennessee

2016: 100,968
2015: 100,584
2014: 99,754
2013: 95,584
2012: 89,965
5 Year Average: 97,371

7. Texas A&M

2016: 101,917
2015: 103,622
2014: 105,123
2013: 87,125
2012: 87,104
5 Year Average: 96,960.2

8. Texas

2016: 97,881
2015: 90,035
2014: 94,103
2013: 98,976
2012: 100,884
5 Year Average: 96375.8

9. Georgia

2016: 92,746
2015: 92,746
2014: 92,746
2013: 92,746
2012: 92,703
5 Year Average: 92737.4

10 Nebraska

2016: 90,200
2015: 89,998
2014: 91,249
2013: 90,933
2012: 85,517
5 Year Average: 89,579.4

CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: APR Rankings 1-130
CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance by Conference

Attendance is the five-year average.

11 Florida 87756.4
12 Auburn 86028.4
13 Oklahoma 85468.2
14 Notre Dame 82795
15 Clemson 82047
16 South Carolina 79905
17 Wisconsin 79161.6
18 Florida State 76650.4
19 USC 75632
20 Michigan State 74343.8

21 UCLA 69946.6
22 Iowa 67581.8
23 Arkansas 66614
24 Washington 63680.4
25 Virginia Tech 62931
26 MIssouri 62724.4
27 Ole Miss 60679
28 BYU 59325.6
29 Mississippi State 58510.2
30 Texas Tech 57733.2

31 Oregon 56922.6
32 Kentucky 56334.6
33 Oklahoma State 56310.4
34 West Virginia 55584.2
35 Arizona State 55430.2
36 NC State 55233.4
37 Iowa State 54381.6
38 Kansas State 52253
39 Miami 52041.4
40 Louisville 51802.2

41 North Carolina 51269.2
42 California 49663.6
43 Arizona 49188.2
44 Georgia Tech 47952.2
45 Rutgers 47779.2
46 Minnesota 47693.6
47 Stanford 47198
48 Utah 46003.4
49 Pitt 45355.2
50 TCU 45259.8

51 Baylor 45170
52 East Carolina 44634.2
53 Indiana 43630.6
54 Illinois 43577.2
55 Virginia 43092.6
56 Maryland 41647.6
57 Colorado 41522.4
58 Oregon State 40453
59 Purdue 39953.8
60 Northwestern 36410.2

61 Syracuse 36316.8
62 UCF 36074.2
63 USF 34728.6
64 Vanderbilt 171169
65 Boise State 34031.8
66 Memphis 33581.4
67 Boston College 33331.6
68 Kansas 33280
69 Navy 32872.4
70 Army 32813.4

71 San Diego State 32572.8
72 Cincinnati 32086
73 Fresno State 31447.4
74 Houston 30549.4
75 Washington State 30301.2
76 Air Force 29688.2
77 Connecticut 29617
78 Temple 28761.4
79 Duke 27569
80 Wake Forest 27533.2

81 Hawaii 27246.4
82 UTEP 26467.8
83 Marshall 25674.4
84 Southern Miss 25633
85 UTSA 24593.2
86 Appalachian State 24406
87 Arkansas State 24375.8
88 Colorado State 23388.4
89 Louisiana 23287.2
90 Nevada 22580.8

91 New Mexico 22317.2
92 Tulane 21698.4
93 SMU 21260
94 Louisiana Tech 21190
95 Ohio 21108.8
96 Utah State 20856.4
97 Old Dominion 20101.8
98 Toledo 19935.4
99 Troy 19711.6
100 Rice 19687.2

101 Tulsa 19683.2
102 Wyoming 19591.2
103 Texas State 18778.2
104 North Texas 18547.4
105 Buffalo 18466.2
106 Western Michigan 18166
107 Georgia Southern 17984
108 Middle Tennessee 17662.8
109 Western Kentucky 17544
110 UNLV 17170.8

111 ULM 17053.4
112 South Alabama 16490.6
113 Bowling Green 16201
114 Northern Illinois 16014
115 Miami Univ. 15998.2
116 Central Michigan 15729.2
117 FIU 14644.6
118 San Jose State 14590
119 Kent State 14380.2

120 Florida Atlantic 13964.6
121 New Mexico State 13919.4
122 Massachusetts 13690.6
123 Georgia State 13668.4
124 Akron 12946
125 Idaho 12611
126 Charlotte 11524.6
127 Ball State 10642.6
128 UAB 9532*
This includes the years off – that matters in terms of revenue
129 Eastern Michigan 9114.6
130 Coastal Carolina 8287.4

CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: APR Rankings 1-130
CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Attendance by Conference

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