Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Founded: 1860
Primary Athletic Conference: Southeastern Conference
Nickname: Tigers
Colors: Purple, Gold
Mascot Name: Mike the Tiger
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Famous Alumni: Shaquille O'Neal (NBA) Patrick Peterson (NFL) Brian Wilson (MLB) David Toms (PGA) Seimone Augustus (WNBA) Dr. James Andrews (Medicine) Hubert H. Humphrey (Politician)
Fun Fact: The habitat created for LSU's live Bengal tiger mascot is 15,000 square feet in size and one of the largest and finest tiger habitats in the US.