This hits it on the head. If Vandy, Miss State, Ole Miss, or Arkansas were in the ACC, they revenues would probably be cut in half. Even the bigger schools would see their revenues go down by 20-30% if they were in the ACC with less fan interest in football and less visiting fans coming to visit.
1- the "bigger SEC schools would not see there revenue go down because they are what make the SEC revenues be so high. Wherever they go they carry the revenues/worth with them. Want to hazard a guess of what the value of the bottom half of the SEC would be worth without being attached to the top half? Those severed from the big 7 are the ones who would see their revenues/worth take a dive. Those suddenly connected to the big 7 would see their revenues soar no matter what the league.
2- You cannot compare VT with the weakest 4-5 of the SEC as those schools are protected and grandfathered in. The SEC would not even consider another team with the value of Vandy or the Miss. schools. But they are not going to be kicked out in favor of schools in the $200 million range. They just aren't. So no comparison to them is valid. They are in already.
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