College Universities With the Best College Sports Programs  

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College sports programs are a large source of pride among American universities. What are the colleges with the best sports programs& It's time for the fans to decide!

Whether it's basketball, football, or even baseball season, universities and alumni want to be the best athletic program, period. What university has the best sports program& Here are the colleges with the greatest all around sports programs in the country. If you don't vote for your top athletic college, you are letting down your favorite athletes and your classmates. Don't be a cause of shame for your alma mater!

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University of Florida is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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University of Michigan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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University of Alabama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States of America

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University of Notre Dame is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

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Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Stanford University Stanford, California, United States of America

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University of California, Los ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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University of Texas at Austin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas, United States of America

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Michigan State University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
LizzardKing added Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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University of North Carolina a... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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University of Oregon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

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University of Southern Califor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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University of Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Duke University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Duke University Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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Louisiana State University is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

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University of Louisville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
MaxwellBird added University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America - 2013:  Football : Dominate in BCS Allstate Sugar Bowl to beat Florida           Mens Basketball : National Championship            Women's Basketball : ...

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University of Wisconsin-Madiso... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Florida State University is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

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Pennsylvania State University is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
danidu80 added Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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University of Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

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University of Georgia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Georgia Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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University of Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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Auburn University is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Auburn University Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

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University of Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Connecticut Mansfield, Connecticut, United States of America

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University of Miami is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida, United States of America

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University of Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Becca Dora added University of Wisconsin

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Texas A&M University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
crowe added Texas A&M University College Station, Texas, United States of America

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Clemson University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

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Syracuse University is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Syracuse University Syracuse, New York, United States of America

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University of Arizona is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added Arizona State University Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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West Virginia University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America

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University of Kansas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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University of Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Bocco Minton added University of Mississippi Oxford, Mississippi, United States of America

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Oklahoma State University–Stil... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Oklahoma State University–Stillwater Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

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University of Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
halta003 added University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
AwesomeEmpire9 added University of Nebraska–Lincoln Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

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University of Washington is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
University of Washington Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

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University of South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
porche4629 added University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America

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University of Maryland, Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
AidanBitterman added University of Maryland, College Park College Park, Maryland, United States of America

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Rutgers University is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

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Texas Christian University is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

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Gonzaga University is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
martmich added Gonzaga University Spokane, Washington, United States of America

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Indiana University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
srappaport added Indiana University Midwestern United States, Monroe County, United States of America

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Texas Tech University is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
JamesMartin added Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas, United States of America

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North Dakota State University is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
RobLein added North Dakota State University Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

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Boston College is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
echristex added Boston College Newton, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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University of Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
GarrettWalker added University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America

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Vanderbilt University is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America