Which ACC Schools Get the Most Shoe Money?


On July 1, Notre Dame will begin a 10-year deal with Under Armour, replacing adidas for each of the school’s 27 athletic teams. 

The deal is worth a reported $90 million and, when it was signed in January, it was the most lucrative apparel deal signed by a college athletics program. 

Here’s a look at the apparel deals for the rest of the ACC:

 

Company

Expires

Annual cash

Annual equipment/apparel allowance

Interesting clause

UNC

Nike

2018

250,000

3,200,000

$1,000,000 signing bonus was used to improve lighting & sound in Smith Center 

Duke

Nike

2018

N/A

N/A

Includes a paid internship at Nike HQ for one student-athlete 

NC State

adidas

2016

425,000

1,325,000

Exceptions include Louisville Slugger bats for baseball Speedo trunks for swim team

Louisville

adidas

2015

350,000

1,100,000

Equipment is at wholesale price, so it’s a 2.2 million value

Virginia

Nike

2016

200,000

1,300,000

Football coaches get $25,000 worth of shoes for personal use, soccer coaches, $3,000 

Virginia Tech

Nike

2018

275,000

1,000,000

Nike gets 4 season tickets between the 30 yard lines, 2 sideline passes, and 6 bowl game tickets each year 

Boston College

Under Armour

2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

Florida State

 

2023

1,400,000

2,800,000

$10,000 bonus for winning ACC basketball regular season. Women’s basketball gets $5,000

Clemson

Nike

2015

400,000

600,000

Football shoes are “buy two pair, get one free”, WR gloves are BOGO

Notre Dame

Under Armour

2024

 

 

Reported 90,000,000 value

Wake Forest

Nike

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Syracuse

Nike

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Miami

Nike

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Pittsburgh

Nike

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Georgia Tech

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Source for most details: Portland Business Journal

 

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