Top 10 Best NCAA Division 1 College Logos

Similar to my Worst college logos list only here we’re looking at the best logos. This list is based on how unique and/or simple it is

The Top Ten

1 Clemson Tigers Clemson Tigers The Clemson Tigers are the athletic teams representing Clemson University. They compete as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I level (Football Bowl Subdivision, primarily competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference for all sports since the 1953-54 season.

Why isn’t this #1?

Clemson’s Tiger logo is different from other teams with the same name like Missouri Auburn or LSU. It’s a tiger paw which gets points for uniqueness and bonus points for looking realistic - Randomator

2 Oregon Ducks Oregon Ducks The Oregon Ducks are the athletic teams that represent the University of Oregon, a public flagship research university located in Eugene, Oregon.

I like the unique font of the O which the inside is supposed to represent their’s also simple and straightforward. - Randomator

3 Texas Longhorns Texas Longhorns Texas Longhorns athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of the University of Texas at Austin.

Burnt Orange on white is even better...

This logo is as simple and to the point as it gets. It’s instantly recognized. Anyone could tell you that it’s the Texas Longhorns - Randomator

4 Michigan State Spartans Michigan State Spartans

Another simple and unique logo. - Randomator

5 Miami Huricanes Miami Huricanes The Miami Hurricanes are the varsity sports teams of the University of Miami, located in the Coral Gables suburb of Miami, Florida.

I don’t really understand why Miami went with a split orange and green U but it’s crisp and unique - Randomator

6 North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina is another simple yet bold logo. It’s instantly recognized and it even has a unique color scheme - Randomator

7 Penn State Nittany Lions Penn State Nittany Lions

This logo is crisp and straightforward. It’s one of the most recognizable logos - Randomator

8 Florida Gators Florida Gators The Florida Gators are the intercollegiate sports teams that represent the University of Florida located in Gainesville, Florida.

I love the fierce gator with the orange outline. It’s a classic - Randomator

9 UConn Huskies UConn Huskies

Very detailed yet simple - Randomator

10 Virginia Cavaliers Virginia Cavaliers

The Newcomers

? TCU Horned Frogs TCU Horned Frogs
? California Golden Bears California Golden Bears

The Contenders

11 Villanova Wildcats Villanova Wildcats
12 Ohio State Buckeyes Ohio State Buckeyes The Ohio State Buckeyes are the athletic teams that represent The Ohio State University, named after the colloquial term for people from the state of Ohio and after the state tree, the Ohio Buckeye.

It was tough choosing #10 but I love the big O and the Ohio State writing with the S fitting perfectly in the O. - Randomator

13 Michigan Wolverines Michigan Wolverines The Michigan Wolverines comprise 27 varsity sports teams at the University of Michigan. These teams compete in the NCAA's Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except women's water polo, which competes in the NCAA inter-divisional Collegiate Water Polo Association.
14 USC Trojans USC Trojans
15 Butler Bulldogs Butler Bulldogs
16 Florida St. Seminoles Florida St. Seminoles
17 Wisconsin Wisconsin

Motion W for the W, very underrated

18 Texas A&M Aggies
19 Kansas Jayhawks Kansas Jayhawks The Kansas Jayhawks, commonly referred to as KU, are the teams of the athletic department at the University of Kansas. They are currently a member of the Big 12 Conference
20 Arizona Wildcats Arizona Wildcats
21 Xavier Musketeers Xavier Musketeers
22 Alabama Crimson Tide Alabama Crimson Tide The Alabama Crimson Tide refers to the 21 men and women varsity teams that represent the University of Alabama.
23 Louisville Cardinals Louisville Cardinals
24 Creighton Blue Jays Creighton Blue Jays
25 Oklahoma Sooners Oklahoma Sooners
26 Duke Blue Devils Duke Blue Devils

Should be lower

27 Missouri Tigers Missouri Tigers The Missouri Tigers athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of the University of Missouri, located in Columbia, Missouri, United States.
28 Illinois Fighting Illini Illinois Fighting Illini
29 Indiana Hoosiers Indiana Hoosiers
30 Boise State Broncos Boise State Broncos The Boise State Broncos are the official athletic program of Boise State University. The Broncos compete in a wide variety of sports as members of the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision Mountain West Conference.
31 UCLA Bruins UCLA Bruins
32 Cincinnati Bearcats Cincinnati Bearcats
33 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Notre Dame Fighting Irish The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the athletic teams that represent the University of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish participate in 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I intercollegiate sports and in the NCAA's Division I in all sports, with many teams competing in the Atlantic Coast more.

Shouldn’t be this high

34 West Virginia Mountaineers West Virginia Mountaineers
35 Auburn Tigers Auburn Tigers
36 Seton Hall Pirates
37 Syracuse Orange Syracuse Orange
38 Colorado Buffaloes Colorado Buffaloes
39 Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa Hawkeyes The Iowa Hawkeyes are sports teams that represent the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, United States.
40 Kentucky Wildcats Kentucky Wildcats
41 Arkansas Razorbacks Arkansas Razorbacks
42 Purdue Boilermakers Purdue Boilermakers
43 Ole Miss Rebels Ole Miss Rebels The Ole Miss Rebels are the intercollegiate athletic teams officially representing the University of Mississippi.
44 Tennessee Volunteers Tennessee Volunteers
45 Georgia Bulldogs Georgia Bulldogs The Georgia Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are the athletic teams of the University of Georgia. The Bulldogs compete in NCAA Division I and are members of the Southeastern Conference.
46 Mississippi State Bulldogs Mississippi State Bulldogs
47 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
48 Utah Utah
49 Houston Cougars Houston Cougars
50 NC State Wolfpack NC State Wolfpack
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