You have spent years practicing football and competing for your high school. Now is the time to ensure all that work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them finance their college education. For most, it can mean the difference between getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many men's football scholarships available to student athletes you must know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in contact with them. In some cases, joining a network of student football athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help a great deal. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and getting a men's football scholarship.

Men's Football Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Football
Average Number of Athletes 98
Total Number of Athletes 84,169
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,327
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $472,187
Total Full Time Head Coaches 522
Total Part Time Head Coaches 336
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 2,764
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 4,436
Average Total Revenue $3,783,815
Average Total Expenses $2,498,701

Use the men's football athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many male athletes are on men's football teams throughout the U.S., which will help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for making it on a college football team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's football team for things which might be necessary including uniforms and equipment. How much a college invests in you as a player will help figure out how important they think you're to the football team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost typically for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the football program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's football programs, facilities and training personnel at colleges across the country. The more colleges spend the higher quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your skills and help you remain track academically and athletically so you can keep your football scholarship every year. The more men's football coaches there are, the more likely you will be to get one-on-one training and attention that will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their men's football programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's football programs tend to be profitable and popular colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other colleges will establish a new football teams to get in on the action. More football teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in encouraging and growing men's football teams? Are colleges aggressively recruiting men's football players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will provide you with a good idea of how much colleges around the country are investing in men's football programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not football scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Select a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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