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With the Southeastern Conference joining the Big Ten and Pac-12 in , tens of millions in guaranteed payments are now in doubt for Group of Five schools.
In 36 SEC home games that had not already been canceled for which USA TODAY Sports was able to obtain contracts, the total payouts were set to total just over $35 million. Six of those games had a guarantee of more than $1.5 million, with Auburn’s $1.9 million to UMass and $1.85 million to Southern Mississippi topping the charts.
Kent State, which had already lost $1.5 million for a game against Penn State after the Big Ten went conference-only, could