LSU Championship merchandise sales gearing up for a record

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BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33/FOX 44) – LSU fans are getting their hands on National Championship merchandise at record numbers.

Many fans are buying them for their families here in Baton Rouge and out of state.

“I’ll get the t-shirts and send them because I think it’s important to show other parts of the country what kind of a sports family we have here in Baton Rouge,” LSU fan Jan Dimattia said.

There is a variety of championship merchandise you can add to your collection. You can get a t-shirt, hat, flag or even a shot glass.

According to Fanatics, sales of LSU Championship merchandise are on track to set a record as the best-selling college sports championship event in company history (across all sports).

The company reports sales since the tigers win on Monday are 25% greater than the previous record set by the Ohio State Buckeyes after their 2015 CFP Championship for the same period. Additionally, 70% of sales following the championship were made via mobile.

Store managers said they are getting shipments of gear everyday to keep up with demand.

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