There is an LSU gear for every Tigers football fan out there – from T shirts to team jerseys to tiger hats and collectibles. Different sizes are always available for men and women in both online and offline sites, which proves that the Louisiana State University Football Team is one of the most popular teams in College Football.
LSU gear became popular because of the American football team of the Louisiana State University Fighting Tigers, which are also referred to as the Bayou Bengals. The Fighting Tigers are competing in the FBS or Football Bowl Association under the NCAA or the National Collegiate Athletics Association, as well as in Western Division of the SEC or Southeastern Conference.
The nickname “Fighting Tigers” is a throwback to the confederate heritage of the university. It has been taken from the “Tigers Rifles”, an infantry company from New Orleans that achieved Civil War fame by fighting fiercely under the Army of Northern Virginia of General Robert E. Lee. Because of their bravery, all other troops coming from Louisiana came to be known as the “Louisiana Tigers”.
If you are a fan and want to purchase a LSU sports gear to show your support and affiliation, here are some of the LSU gear collections that are available on the market:
- LSU Gear Men’s Collection – Get your pick of LSU gear for men from this huge collection that includes T-shirts, hoodies, jackets, bags, shorts, wallets, iPhone cases, jerseys, zipper cooler and yes, even socks. The gears are either in plain purple or gold or a combination of the two school colors.
- LSU Gear Women’s Collection – Female fans of the fighting tigers who want to show their support for the team have not been left out. A wide variety of women’s LSU apparels are available, which are made by well-known manufacturers such as Nike, Lily Rhinestone and Champion. As with the men’s gear, most of the collection are in the gold and purple university colors but there are also white, black and gray shades that are also available. The collection includes T shirts, fleece hoodies, sweaters, tank tops, halter tops, sleeveless shirts, flip flops, blouses, tube tops, robes, shorts, sundress, tube dress, cardigans and bracelets. You could even purchase Fighting Tiger ladies brief underwear that is in the school colors. Plus sizes are available in some brands.
- LSU Gear Kids Collection – Kids are always welcome to watch the Fighting Tigers’ football matches, which is why there is a wide array of LSU apparels just for them. Replica jerseys are available as well as tiger mascot stuff toy, reversible beanie, hoodies, wind suit, T shirts and jackets.
Louisiana State University is Located in Baton Rouge. The Fighting Tigers is the official nickname of its team with Mike the Tiger as the university mascot. The official color of the school is gold and purple, which is the reason why every LSU Tigers gear you will see is in these two colors. Take note though that the gold color in LSU Football gear is actually Canary Yellow.