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Old 06-24-2014, 05:07 PM   #21
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Default Re: 10 Most loyal fanbases? We're number......

Every winning program has bandwagon fans. I don't care who it is.

Real test of a loyal fanbase is who sticks around / shows up / wears the team colors when they are not doing great.
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Old 06-24-2014, 05:38 PM   #22
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In all fairness, all SEC fans have a contingent of those, excepting possibly Vandy.
Agreed.

It's the sec we all have rednecks.
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Every winning program has bandwagon fans. I don't care who it is.

Real test of a loyal fanbase is who sticks around / shows up / wears the team colors when they are not doing great.
A good example of that is the fan base of Texas football. As bad as they've been the last few years they've continued to lead the NCAA in memorabilia sales.
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Bama fans are what we call "Wal-Mart fans". They're called that because the Bama stuff was cheaper than the Auburn stuff at Wal-Mart.
O-kay? And your point would be...?
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Old 06-25-2014, 11:04 AM   #25
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I stopped reading when I saw Notre Dame at #3.
Why?

Because there is no doubt that they have had one of the largest and most loyal fan bases in college sports history.

There is an actual reason that they have their own TV contract and have no need to join a conference to make money or solicit new fans.

I personally can't stand ND but to deny their massive fan base the credit it deserves as it relates to the topic would be baseless.
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:34 PM   #26
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I stopped reading when I saw Notre Dame at #3.
For years their biggest fans have been ABC, NBC, and CBS.
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Default Re: 10 Most loyal fanbases? We're number......

Answers.com vs BusinessInsider.com

Business Insider recently ranked college football’s most loyal fan bases, and seven from the SEC were included.

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Let’s face it – some college football fan bases are more into their program than others.

There’s a reason that schools like Michigan, Ohio State and Alabama have stadiums that seat over 100,000 fans each, while some of their conference mates can barely fill half that number.

But loyalty isn’t just based on home attendance figures.

Some fan bases, like Nebraska’s, travel extremely well, often turning away games into quasi-neutral affairs. Another element, which every school has had to endure, deals with how supportive its fans stay during a down period.

We’ve gone through and taken a look at every college football fan base with the intent of determining which is the most loyal, year in and year out. As you’d imagine, many of the schools on the below list come from the SEC and the Big Ten – the two conferences that make the most money each year. That isn’t by accident.

Without further ado – the 15 most loyal college football fan bases
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1. Nebraska Cornhuskers
2. Alabama Crimson Tide
3. Ohio State Buckeyes
4. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
5. Georgia Bulldogs
6. Michigan Wolverines
7. Florida Gators
8. LSU Tigers
9. Penn State Nittany Lions
10. Auburn Tigers
11. Texas A&M Aggies
12. Texas Longhorns
13. Tennessee Volunteers
14. Oklahoma Sooners
15. Clemson Tigers
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Answers.com vs BusinessInsider.com

Business Insider recently ranked college football’s most loyal fan bases, and seven from the SEC were included.

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1. Nebraska Cornhuskers
2. Alabama Crimson Tide
3. Ohio State Buckeyes
4. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
5. Georgia Bulldogs
6. Michigan Wolverines
7. Florida Gators
8. LSU Tigers
9. Penn State Nittany Lions
10. Auburn Tigers
11. Texas A&M Aggies
12. Texas Longhorns
13. Tennessee Volunteers
14. Oklahoma Sooners
15. Clemson Tigers
That's such a joke. Anybody that grew up in the Upstate who can look at things with an objective pair of eyes will laugh at the notion that Clemson's fan base is more loyal than USC's.
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:34 PM   #29
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Default Re: 10 Most loyal fanbases? We're number......

That's the beautiful thing about college athletics, all major programs have a loyal following. Some are larger than others, but the loyalty tends to run deep. All successful programs will have a contingency of bandwagon fans, but that doesn't mean the base is bandwagon. We certainly deserve to be near the top.
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I saw the Business Insider and wondered what they based their findings. When we were 0-21 we were STILL selling out Williams Brice. I guess that wasn't the criteria they used.
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In all fairness, all SEC fans have a contingent of those, excepting possibly Vandy.
Even Vandy has them. They are a strange breed, but they exist.
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That's such a joke. Anybody that grew up in the Upstate who can look at things with an objective pair of eyes will laugh at the notion that Clemson's fan base is more loyal than USC's.
They have to give tickets away at BiLo for $4......





... And STILL can't fill up their stadium every week.
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