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College football’s top spenders, top spots

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 05 / 16

Back To School 1,254 brands advertised during college football television broadcasts through Nov. 29, for a total expenditure of $1.1 billion, according to SportsBusiness Journal’s analysis of iSpot.tv data. Nissan, a College Football Playoff sponsor, topped all brands w...

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