Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports ranked the 10 best College Sports Towns in America and Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, and Missouri all made the Top 10. Here is the complete list:

1. Madison, Wisconsin (Wisconsin Badgers)
2. Knoxville, Tennessee (Tennessee Volunteers)
3. Gainesville, Florida (Florida Gators)
4. Los Angeles, California (USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins)
5. Iowa City, Iowa (Iowa Hawkeyes)
6. Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Alabama Crimson Tide)
7. Columbia, Missouri (Missouri Tigers)

8. Austin, Texas (Texas Longhorns)
9. State College, Pennsylvania (Penn State Nittany Lions)
10. Durham, North Carolina (Duke Blue Devils)
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No Baton Rouge? List disqualified!
Reply28 months
No Oxford? list is a joke
Reply29 months
"Whoever put this list together has never set their cloven hoof into Tuscalooser or Gainesville"

I've had some really good times in Tuscaloosa. Athens should also be on the list
Reply29 months
Iowa City is actually a really good choice
Reply29 months
My vote is for Charlottesville, VA, most beautiful little city I have ever visited.
Reply29 months
Whoever put this list together has never set their cloven hoof into Tuscalooser or Gainesville,
Reply29 months
Figures the butt chuggers would come in at No.2...
Reply29 months
Wisconsin? And Austin that low? No Athens? This list is horrid.
Reply29 months
Unless all SEC...not valid!
Reply29 months
No Athens??? List sucks
Reply29 months
What is the deal with the sudden hard on for Madison Wisconsin by everyone..
Reply29 months
Lol at Los Angeles being considered a "college town"
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Reply29 months
Columbia? Well that is a convincing list.
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