Most Top Administrators in Big-Time College Football Are White Men

A new survey by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the College of Business Administration of the University of Central Florida has found there are very few African Americans among the top athletic administrators in college sports. The survey found that all commissioners of the 11 conferences involved in big-time college football are white men. Of the 120 colleges and universities that participate in the Football Bowl Subdivision, only nine have an African American who serves as athletic director.

More than 50 percent of the athletes who play big-time college football are African Americans.