TBH my biggest regret of college was not going to a school with a dog mascot.
BEEP BEEP Y’ALL. IT’S YA BOI JACK!!!
Jonathan XIV of the University of Connecticut!
LOOK AT THIS ADORABLE VIDEO OF HIM AS A PUPPY!!!!!!!
Uga X of the University of Georgia!
The Washington Post wrote an absolutely ICONIC profile on the 62-pound hefty nug, starting: “He snores not gratingly but gently, almost melodically, such that it might coax others to sleep.” You can also read all about Uga’s game day rituals here on ESPN!
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Here he is intimidating the other team!!!
Smokey X from the University of Tennessee Knoxville!
Smokey X is a Bluetick Coonhound. While he’s the first Smokey to not be descended from the original Smokey bloodline, he’s the first one to be born and bred in Tennessee. Learn more about Smokey’s day-to-day life here!
Here he is with his fans!!!!!!!!! OMG humble.
Handsome Dan XVIII of Yale University!
Handsome Dan XVIII is an Olde English Bulldogge and an upstanding Ivy League academic. On his days off, he also responds to the name “Walter.” Read more about this little guy here!
Growley II of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets!
Growley II has been serving the Corps since 2016. His nickname is Tank, and all the cadets lovingly refer to his doggy uniforms as his “Tankerchiefs”!!! Read more about Growley here!
Griff of Drake University!
Aside from always looking kind of miserable, Griff really is a gooooooooood boy who confidently accepts pats and snacks. DU also hosts an annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest which is basically the Coachella of bulldog festivities. Learn more about Griff here!
Also, he has a stroller!!! A. STROLLER!!!!!!!!!!!
PSA: EVERYONE should follow Griff on Insta because his account is HILARIOUS.
Butler Blue III of Butler University!
Pint of UC Davis!
Pint is a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and serves as the tee-retriever during the UC Davis Aggies’ football games. Learn more about Pint here!
When he’s not retrieving tees, Pint can be found representing the UC Davis veterinary school with his owner and breeder, vet professor Dr. Danika Bannasch!
Colonel Rock III of Western Illinois University!
His Royal Highness has been representing WIU since 2010 when he was presented to the university by donors. Learn more about Rocky here!
Here he is *almost* skateboarding!
Kiza III of Houston Baptist University!
Wakiza III (or Kiza for short) got the collar passed down to her in September 2017. HBU also has a student sled team, so Kiza will be professionally trained to be a sled dog soon enough. Learn more about Kiza III here!
Here’s Kiza II passing the scarf down to Kiza III!!!!!!!!!!! SOY PRESH!