No. That's just not right. How much of the article was about football? You know why it was about the financial position of universities without dwelling on athletics? Because in almost no instances does greater athletic revenue filter down and provide a profit that is used by the rest of the university. When athletic departments make more, they raise salaries and otherwise spend more, so that they can make more, so that .... I am not saying strong athletic programs have no effect on a university. They do. But, to use the most recent example, FSU getting $3M a year in additional revenue will simply lead to increased athletic department spending. It will not allow one class to be maintained or one tuition increase to be deferred.