NCAA Football tops 50 million in attendance for the first time in its history

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Florida State Seminoles the national champions
Florida State Seminoles the national champions.

NCAA Football attendance has topped 50 million for the first time in its long, storied history according to the National Football Foundation.

It was historic season for college football, seeing the Florida State Seminoles cap off an incredible campaign by winning the National Championship.

Figures have been released in regards to attendances in all divisions of college football (FBS to D-III) and a believed issue with the sport is actually seeing a gratifying increase as fans travelling to game-day seems to be on the rise.

Every conference played their part as the SEC, Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 all saw records shattered in attendance last season.

Even fans from outside the U.S understand the popularity of college sports and in particular Football, the NFL leads the way as the country most popular sport but its little brother in college seems to be on an upward trend.

An area which has seen a massive increase is the television market, every major college-football package saw its viewership increase last year. More than 216 million people tuned in to watch the regular season games whilst the BCS games also experienced a spike in ratings.

College football continues to grow which can only lead to positive outcomes for the NCAA and eventually the NFL.

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