The Real Cost of Being a Football Fan

By Alex McIntyre - 2011-09-26T19:38:09Z

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Football Fan -- or Fanatic?

What's the difference between a college football fan and a college football fanatic? Bloomberg's Rankings Team calculated the cost of being a casual Ohio State Buckeyes fan vs. the expenses a more devoted fan of the team might incur. The costs tallied in this slideshow assume that you, your spouse and two kids share the same passion for college football. (Oh, and your dog, too.)

NOTE: Methodology and data providers appear on the final slide. Brand mentions are not endorsements.