Quote Originally Posted by improbus View Post
That number was exclusively for the athletic department. Not the university at large. Now, the "Grant-in-aid" money paid to the university does go to pay the teachers at the school, so schools essentially get to double dip. It reminds me of the old "company towns" run by Carnegie, where the employees get their paycheck and spend it at Carnegie stores. OSU players get their scholarships and it gets spent at the school.
These are people teaching and supporting student athletes.