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Total Expenses

Total athletic operating expenses, including athletic scholarship costs.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+10.75% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$27,397,209$28,910,839$30,342,248
Old Dominion University
+7.95% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$42,780,118$43,998,223$46,181,753
Western Kentucky University
+0.75% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$30,212,548$29,456,758$30,439,067
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Excess Transfers Back

Positive net revenues generated by athletics and transferred to the institution for non-athletics purposes. These funds are in excess of the transfers subtracted from the institutional and governmental funds allocated to athletics.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
0% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$0$0$0
Old Dominion University
0% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$0$0$0
Western Kentucky University
0% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$0$0$0
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Other Expenses

Expenses related to the following categories: Sports equipment, uniforms and supplies, fundraising, marketing and promotion, sports camps, spirit groups, direct overhead and administrative expenses, indirect institutional support, membership and dues, student-athlete meals, and, other operating expenses.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
-19.23% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,654,092$3,053,198$2,951,294
Old Dominion University
-10.42% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,509,567$3,201,502$3,143,949
Western Kentucky University
+9.06% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,219,899$3,213,135$3,511,524
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Medical

Medical expenses and medical insurance premiums.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+0.52% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$905,648$861,249$910,401
Old Dominion University
+39.24% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$269,393$377,680$375,093
Western Kentucky University
+9.24% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$727,878$797,670$795,108
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Competition Guarantees

Amounts paid to visiting participating institutions, including per diems and/or travel and meals.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+72.48% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$567,850$791,000$979,420
Old Dominion University
+23.07% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$342,182$454,180$421,117
Western Kentucky University
+8.17% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$489,511$378,551$529,493
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Recruiting

Spending on transportation, lodging, meals, and other personnel and administrative expenses relating to recruitment of prospective student-athletes.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
-1.51% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$517,279$455,893$509,452
Old Dominion University
-6.81% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$779,822$765,414$726,739
Western Kentucky University
+17.94% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$493,928$481,013$582,524
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Game Expenses and Travel

Game expenses relate to competition expenses other than travel. Travel relates to spending on transportation, lodging, meals, and incidentals related to preseason, regular season, and post-season competition.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+8.63% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,807,163$4,337,234$4,135,769
Old Dominion University
+0.96% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$4,982,349$5,119,077$5,030,006
Western Kentucky University
+14.04% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,670,520$3,909,532$4,186,026
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Facilities and Equipment

Facility expenses include debt service, leases, and rental fees for athletic facilities. This includes overhead and administrative expenses. Equipment expenses includes spending for items provided to teams, including in-kind equipment.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+33.99% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,208,217$3,581,216$4,298,848
Old Dominion University
+15.43% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$11,665,729$11,957,422$13,466,124
Western Kentucky University
-18.75% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$5,337,241$4,558,394$4,336,512
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Coaches Compensation

Coaches compensation includes bonuses and benefits, but not severance payments. This category includes direct payment and bonuses to coaches from the institution and from a third party.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+1.35% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$4,853,272$5,119,233$4,918,623
Old Dominion University
+9.56% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$6,489,313$6,934,101$7,109,643
Western Kentucky University
+5.32% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$5,465,076$5,282,029$5,756,040
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Support and Admin Compensation w/Severance

Support and administrative staff compensation includes bonuses and benefits paid to all administrative and support staff. This category includes direct payment from the institution and payment from a third party. Severance payments for former coaches and administrators are also included.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+18.06% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$3,629,700$3,944,995$4,285,075
Old Dominion University
+6.94% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$6,054,665$6,210,621$6,475,149
Western Kentucky University
+7.17% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$4,044,017$4,500,734$4,333,803
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Athletic Student Aid

Total expenses for athletic student aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books, summer school, tuition discounts, and waivers, including aid given to student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility or who are inactive due to medical reasons.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+17.58% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$6,253,988$6,766,821$7,353,366
Old Dominion University
+8.60% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$8,687,098$8,978,226$9,433,933
Western Kentucky University
-5.27% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$6,764,478$6,335,700$6,408,037
Amounts reflect current dollars.

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Total Football Spending

Total football operating expenses, including the cost of athletics student aid.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
+11.90% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$7,964,531$8,862,422$8,912,287
Old Dominion University
+19.31% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$8,709,737$9,844,722$10,391,676
Western Kentucky University
+34.38% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$7,253,532$8,390,093$9,747,484
Amounts reflect current dollars.

Total Football Coaching Salaries

Total compensation reported for all football coaches, including salaries, benefits and bonuses paid by the university, and contractually-guaranteed amounts paid by third parties.

2015
2016
2017
Marshall University
-2.80% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$2,400,371$2,584,218$2,333,060
Old Dominion University
+22.42% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$1,837,712$2,142,850$2,249,638
Western Kentucky University
+17.97% (percent change in dollars) from 2015-2017
$2,121,315$2,077,455$2,502,544
Amounts reflect current dollars.