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LSU is the seventh largest athletic department in the country

LSU maintains the fourth largest athletic department in the SEC. (Nola.com) LSU maintains the fourth largest athletic department in the SEC. (Nola.com)
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According to data published by USA Today, LSU is the seventh largest athletic department in the country. The Tigers took in $138.6 million during the 2014-15 calendar year.

Texas A&M was the largest athletic department with $192.6 million. LSU is the fourth biggest athletic department in the SEC.

Here are your top 20 largest athletic programs in the country for 2014-15. 

1. Texas A&M $192.6 million SEC

2. Texas $183.5 million Big 12

3. Ohio State $167.2 million Big Ten

4. Michigan $152.5 million Big Ten

5. Alabama $148.9 million SEC

6. Florida $147.1 million SEC

7. LSU $138.6 million SEC

8. Oklahoma $134.3 million Big 12

9. Tennessee $126.6 million SEC

10. Penn State $125.7 million Big Ten

11. Auburn $124.7 million SEC

12. Wisconsin $123.8 million Big Ten

13. Florida State $120.8 million ACC

14. Kentucky $116.5 million SEC

15. Georgia $116.2 million SEC

16. Arkansas $114.2 million SEC

17. South Carolina $113.2 million SEC

18. Minnesota $111.2 million Big Ten

19. Michigan State $108.7 million Big Ten

20. Iowa $106 million Big Ten

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