If you were asked, “Which team has the larger fan base in the state of Alabama: Auburn, UAB or Alabama?” What would your answer be?
Chances are you would have said either Auburn or Alabama, but according to a recent Reddit poll, UAB is the state’s favorite team. The Blazers earned 54. 3 percent of the votes with the Crimson Tide coming in second (23.9 percent) and Auburn (15.5 percent) in third.
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) July 12, 2016
Some other curious outcomes include Georgia Tech (41.8 percent) earning the bragging rights in the Peach State over the Bulldogs (38 percent).
Arkansas, LSU, Florida, Missouri and Tennessee all got the nod in their respective states, while Ole Miss (40 percent) won the state of Mississippi. Southern Miss (35.8 percent) was voted as the state’s second-favorite team and Mississippi State (24.2 percent) came in at third. The Wildcats (24.2 percent) also placed third in the state of Kentucky with Louisville (36.1 percent) winning the state and Western Kentucky (28.9) coming in second.
Texas A&M (19.7 percent) was beaten out by Texas (36.7 percent) in the Lone Star State and Clemson (47.4 percent) took the honors over the Gamecocks (29.5 percent) in South Carolina.