How much do teams give to colleges and universities?

Major league baseball spends millions on its minor league farm system. The National Football League doesn’t have to spend a penny. America’s college and university programs provide a fabulous cost-free football training ground for the NFL.

The computer-assisted reporting class at Kent State University wanted to find out how much each NFL team has donated in the last fiscal year to colleges and universities.

We’ve collected the data and have done the interviews with those willing to talk – many weren’t.