by Larry LeoJune 24, 2020
© Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports
According to Tuscaloosa Walt Maddox said a season without Alabama football could cost the town $2 billion...
quote:Per FOX Business...
“It would be economically catastrophic for Tuscaloosa if there is no football season,” Maddox said. “Even a mitigated football season with restricted attendance and number of ball games would have dire economic consequences.”
University of Alabama football means more to the city of Tuscaloosa than just bringing notoriety to the school and the state with a handful of national championships.
The team also brings in significant cash flow and it could mean a major loss should the college football season get canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Walt Maddox told reporters on a video conference call that not having a season could result in about $2 billion in lost revenue.
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