Fueling College Athletes

Summer may be in full swing, but for top D1 athletes, there is no off season. The top athletes use this time of year to gain weight and hone their craft, which means long hours in the weight room and properly refueling the body after.

Protein is crucial to building muscle, as it helps strengthen and repair muscle tissue. For this reason, Sweetwood Meat Snacks are one of the go to choices for athletes of all disciplines. Well over 15 Top D1 athletic programs regularly stock Sweetwood products for their athletes. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “Eating high quality protein within two hours after exercise enhances muscle repair and growth”.

With an average of 19g of protein and 157 calories per jerky pouch, you can see why so many dietitians stock Sweetwood products for their athletes. Countless hours of training, studying film, and nutrition are only a few key components of the ultimate goal of becoming a champion.

NCAA Bowl Game Appearances from schools fueled by Sweetwood’s slow smoked meats-Baylor, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Utah, Tennessee, North Carolina State, Colorado State, Wyoming, University of Central Florida, and Army.

Utah also won the nation championship for Men’s Skiing. Notre Dame had an appearance in the Men’s Frozen 4 (final 4 for Hockey).

NCAA March Madness Appearances by schools fueled by Sweetwood meat snacks- Baylor, Oklahoma State, Purdue, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Marquette.

Is your alma mater one of the universities fueling their athletes with Sweetwood? See the list below to find out!

Stock up on Sweetwood Meat Snacks for all the athletes in your family here!

Big 12

  • Baylor
  • Iowa State
  • Oklahoma State

Big 10

  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Purdue
  • Wisconsin

Pac 12

  • Utah
  • Stanford

Southeastern Conference- SEC

  • Tennessee

Atlantic Coast Conference- ACC

  • North Carolina State
  • Notre Dame

Mountain West

  • Colorado State
  • Wyoming

 Big East

  • Marquette
  • John’s

American Athletic

  • University of Central Florida

FBS Independents

  • US Military Academy
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