BCS title catapults FSU up revenues list

Florida State's BCS title paid dividends, as the school generated enough licensing revenue to vault into the top 10 highest royalties this past school year among schools represented by the Collegiate Licensing Company.

The company, a division of IMG College, released its annual list of the top 75 schools in royalties of the $4.59 billion retail market for collegiate licensed merchandise from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

Florida State moved from No. 21 in royalties during the 2012-13 season to No. 8 this past season, as Seminoles sales increased 21 percent in the first six months of 2014 versus the same time period in 2013.

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