List of U.S. college mascots


List of U.S. college mascots

__NOTOC__This is an incomplete list of U.S. college mascots, consisting of named incarnations of live, costumed or inflatable mascots.

Mascot incarnations

A

* Ace Purple - official mascot of the University of Evansville Purple Aces.
* Ace the Warhawk- official mascot of the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
* Air Dunker- inflatable mascot of the Murray State University Racers. Cousin of Dunker.
* Albert E. Gator — the male alligator mascot of the Florida Gators. The female version is known as Alberta, commonly used for Lady Gator athletics.
* Alphie — the costumed wolf mascot of the University of Nevada, Reno Wolf Pack.
* Archibald Eagle - official mascot of the University of Southern Indiana.
* Army Mules - three mules that act as the mascots for the United States Military Academy
* Artie the Fighting Artichoke - artichoke mascot of Scottsdale Community College. [cite news | url=http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i09/09a00601.htm | title=Mascot Watch | author=Bosslett, Lindsay | work=The Chronicle of Higher Education | accessdate=2007-04-08]
* Attila — the costumed duck mascot of the Stevens Ducks.
* Aubie — the costumed Tiger mascot of Auburn.
* Avalanche the Golden Bear -- The costumed bear mascot of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
* Awesome Eagle - costumed mascot of Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles.
* Azul the Eagle — costumed mascot of Florida Gulf Coast University.

B

* Baby Jay — costumed sidekick and smaller version of Big Jay, the mascot for the Jayhawks of the University of Kansas.

* Baby Owl - second mascot of Temple University; more of a child-friendly mascot
* Baldwin the Eagle — the American bald eagle mascot of Boston College
* Bananas - The Black Bear mascot of the University of Maine
* The Bearcat - name of University of Cincinnati mascot.
* Beaker - name of Morehead State University mascot.
* Belle — the costumed female mascot of Mississippi State University
* Ben — the Bulldog mascot of McPherson College
* Ben Franklin - costumed mascot of the University of Pennsylvania, which looks like the real Benjamin Franklin, but wears school uniforms and sports a game face at athletic events.
* Benny — the Beaver of Oregon State
* Bernie — the costumed St. Bernard dog of Siena College.
* Bevo — a live Texas Longhorn steer the official mascot of the Texas Longhorns.
* Big Al — the costumed elephant mascot of the Alabama Crimson Tide
* Big Blue — a lion mascot wearing a blue king's crown representing the Old Dominion Monarchs.
* Big Jay — the costumed mascot of the Jayhawks of the University of Kansas.
* Big Red — The main Fighting Razorback mascot of the University of Arkansas. Also the blob-like costumed mascot of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Daniel Boone like costumed mascot of the Sacred Heart University Pioneers.
* Big Stuff — the eagle mascot of Winthrop University.
* Bill the GoatUnited States Naval Academy live goat and costumed mascot
* The Bird — costumed mascot of the United States Air Force Academy Falcons
* Bison — the blue bison mascot of Howard University
* Bison — the mascot of Lipscomb University and Oklahoma Baptist University.
* Black Jack — the costumed mascot of the United States Military Academy at West Point (Army)
* Blaze — the official dragon mascot of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
* Blaze — the official maverick (stallion) mascot of the University of Texas at Arlington. [cite web|url=http://www.theshorthorn.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=983&Itemid=65|title=The Shorthorn - Mascot named Blaze ] [cite web|url=http://www.uta.edu/graphicidentity/guidelines/mascot.php|title=The UT Arlington Mascot ]
* Blitz — the official bearcat mascot of Willamette University (OR).
*Blizzard T. Husky — the husky of Michigan Tech. The T stands for The. Blizzard can usually be seen ice skating before home hockey games.
* Blue — a live bobcat, one of three official mascots of the University of Kentucky. Unlike the other two, he never attends home games because of his species' shy nature. He lives at the Salato Wildlife Education Center, a state-run facility in Frankfort.
* The Blue Blob — the blue fuzzy costumed mascot, is one of two official mascots for Xavier University (Cincinnati) and is especially popular with younger fans.
* Blue JayJohns Hopkins University, Polytechnic University.
* The Blue Devil — a costumed student who serves as mascot of the Duke Blue Devils.
* Bobby — the Bearcat of Northwest Missouri State University
* Bobcat — a costumed Bobcat mascot of New York University.
* Boilermaker Special — a railroad locomotive replica mascot (officially) of Purdue.
* Boko — The Bobcat mascot of Texas State University.
* Boomer — the bear of Missouri State University.
* Boomer — The Bobcat mascot of Quinnipiac University.
* Boomer — one of the two white ponies of the University of Oklahoma that pulls the Sooner Schooner (the other pony's name is Sooner). There is both a live pony and costumed mascot.
* Boss Hogg - The 9-foot tall inflatable Razorback mascot of the University of Arkansas.
* Bruiser — the costumed bear for the Baylor Bears & the Belmont University Bruins.
* Bruno — the brown bear of Brown University.
* Brutus Buckeye — the anthropomorphic buckeye mascot of The Ohio State University.
* Bucky Beaver — Nature's engineer, the mascot of the California Institute of Technology, Caltech, in Pasadena, California
* Bucky The Parrot — the costumed parrot is mascot of Barry University in Florida
* Bucky — the costumed bronc is mascot of University of Texas - Pan American in Texas
* Bucky (or Bucky Bison) — the costumed bison mascot of Bucknell University
* Bucky Badger — the lovable but mischievous badger of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
* Bullet — a live black American Quarter Horse mascot of Oklahoma State University.
* Bully — both the live bulldog and the costumed bulldog mascot of Mississippi State.
*Burrowing Owl-the mascot of Florida Atlantic University.
* Buster Bronco - The official mascot of Boise State University
* Buster Bronco - The official mascot of Western Michigan University
* Butch T. Cougar — the cougar of Washington State. The "T" stands for "The".
* Butler Blue II - the living Bulldog mascot of Butler University.
* Buzz — the costumed mascot of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

C

* Cam the Ram — a live male bighorn sheep the official mascot of the Colorado State Rams. It is also the name of the costumed ram.
* Camel — the official mascot of Connecticut College
* Captain Chris — a costumed likeness of Christopher Newport; the mascot of Christopher Newport University.
* Cardinal Bird — is the costumed mascot of the Cardinals from the University of Louisville. Sometimes called Red Bird.
* CavMan, aka Chester — the official mascot of the University of Virginia.
* Cayenne — a costumed chili pepper for the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette.
* Cecil Sagehen - the vicious winged mascot of Pomona College and Pitzer College in Claremont, CA
* Champ — the costumed Bobcat of Montana State University. Also the costumed Bulldog mascot of Louisiana Tech University
* Charlie Cardinal — the cardinal mascot of Ball State University.
* Charlie Oredigger — the official mascot of Montana Tech.
* Chief Illiniwek — the official symbol of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Fighting Illini, retired on February 21st 2007
* Chief Osceola and his horse Renegade — the official symbols of the Florida State Seminoles.
* Chip — the costumed buffalo mascot of the University of Colorado
* Clawed Z. Eagle — the costumed eagle of American University
* Clyde The Cougar — the costumed cougar mascot of the College of Charleston.
* Cocky — the costumed mascot of the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks
* Cocky — the costumed mascot of the South Carolina Gamecocks
* Colonel Ebirt - the costumed mascot of the College of William & Mary Tribe. The name "Ebirt" is "Tribe" spelled backwards and is a green blob dressed in colonial garb.
* Colonel Reb — the unofficial mascot of the Ole Miss Rebels. Colonel Reb was recently declared the unofficial mascot due to controversy over the nature of the mascot.
* Colonel Rock — bulldog mascot for the Western Illinois Leathernecks. Commonly goes by the nickname Rocky.
* Cosmo — the costumed Cougar mascot of Brigham Young.
* Cowboy Joe — the live Shetland Pony mascot of the University of Wyoming.
* The Crusader — the official mascot of the Valparaiso Crusaders of Valparaiso University.
* Cubby — the second mascot of Brown University. It is a young, hat wearing bear appealing to young children.
* Cy — the costumed cardinal that serves as the mascot of the Iowa State Cyclones
* Cyrus — the costumed (kilt-clad) mascot of the Presbyterian College Bluehose

D

* DIBS (Demon In a Blue Suit) — the Blue Demon mascot of DePaul University
* D'Artagnan — the captain of the Musketeers of the Guard is the mascot of Xavier University
* Demon Deacon — the mascot of Wake Forest University
* Diego — the mascot of University of San Diego
* Donald Duck — the mascot of the Oregon Ducks for the University of Oregon [cite web|url=http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=500&ATCLID=153778|title=The Duck - GoDucks.com—The University of Oregon Official Athletics Web Site ]
* Duke Dog — the costumed mascot of the James Madison Dukes
* Doc — the costumed mascot of Towson Tigers
* Dominic — the Rambouillet Ram Mascot of Angelo State University
* Don — the mastodon of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
* The Don - the mascot of the University of San Francisco
* Duncan - the dolphin mascot of Jacksonville University
* Dunker — the horse mascot of Murray State University

E

* Eddie the Eagle — mascot of Laney College
* Eli the Eagle — mascot of Oral Roberts University
* Ellsworth the Golden Eagle — the mascot of SUNY Brockport
* The Explorer — the mascot of La Salle University from the La Salle Explorers
* Eutectic — the mascot of St. Louis College of Pharmacy

F

* The Falcon - name of the United States Air Force Academy Mascot
* The Fighting Okra - name of the unofficial mascot of Delta State University. Has been featured in David Letterman's "Top Ten Worst Mascots List".
* Freddie and Frieda Falcon — costumed mascots of the Bowling Green State University Falcons
* Freddy Falcon - Mascot of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons
* Friar Boy- Mascot of Providence College
* Flash — Mascot of the Kent State University Golden Flashes
* Flying C --Mascot of the Central Michigan University Chippewas

G

* Gael Force 1 - The knight mascot of Saint Mary's College of California.
* Gaylord- the Camel mascot of Campbell University
* General Scott - one of 3 live mule mascots for Army
* George - The Colonial mascot of The George Washington University
* Gladys- the Squirrel mascot of Mary Baldwin College
* Golden EagleMarquette Golden Eagles
* Glycerin - Female Knight Mascot of the University of Central Florida. The female companion to Knightro
* Golden Griffin - a Griffin as a mascot for Canisius College
* The Golden Knight - a costumed student representing University of Central Florida who rides a white horse, Pegasus
* Goldy the GopherUniversity of Minnesota
* Gompei — the bronzed head of a now deceased goat the mascot of Worcester Polytechnic Institute
* The Governor— mascot of Austin Peay University
* Gunrock the Mustang University of California Davis
* Gunston — a green creature with a colonial tri-cornered hat named after Gunston Hall the colonial-period home of the namesake of George Mason University
* Gus the EagleGeorgia Southern University
* Gus the GorillaPittsburg State University
* Gussie- the live Northern Goshawk mascot of SUNY New Paltz

H

* Hairy Dawg — a person costumed as a bulldog, University of Georgia "(See also Uga below)"
* Handsome Dan — a live bulldog the official mascot of the Yale [http://yalebulldogs.collegesports.com/trads/mascot.html Bulldogs] and the first mascot adopted by a university in the USA
* Harry — the husky mascot of the University of Washington
* The Hawk — a costumed student who serves as mascot of the Saint Joseph's Hawks; the mascot flaps its "wings" without interruption (even during halftime) throughout SJU basketball games
* Herbie Husker — the costumed mascot of the University of Nebraska
* Herky the Hawk — the costumed hawk mascot of the University of Iowa
* Herky the Hornet - the costumed hornet mascot of Sacramento State
* Hey Reb — the costumed mascot of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas teams the Rebels (the basketball team is called the Runnin' Rebels).
* Hokie Bird — is the costumed mascot of Virginia Tech.
* Hoot — the mascot of the Rowan University Profs.
* Hooter — is the costumed Owl mascot of Temple University
* Hook'em — is the costumed Longhorn mascot of The University of Texas.
* Hoppy — is the costumed Bluejay mascot of Johns Hopkins University.
* Hornets — is the costumed mascot of Emporia State University.
* Howie the Hawk - the costumed mascot of the University of Hartford
* Howl the Red Wolf - the newest costumed mascot of the Arkansas State University.

I

* Ichabod — the mascot of Washburn University representing its namesake's first name.
* Iggy the Lion — mascot of Loyola Marymount University.

J

* Jack the Bulldog — a live Bulldog of the Georgetown Hoyas. There is a costumed mascot with the same name.
* Jay and Baby Jay — are costumed "" mascots of the University of Kansas that are a mythical cross between a blue jay and a sparrowhawk.
* Jinx the Jaguar — the costumed jaguar mascot of IUPUI
* Joe Bruin and Josephine Bruin — the Bruins of UCLA
* Joe Miner — the pickaxe, pistol, and slide rule-toting mascot of Missouri S&T
* Joe Vandal — the costumed Vandal mascot of the University of Idaho.
* Jonathan — the husky mascot of the University of Connecticut
* Judge — the live black bear mascot of Baylor University. The name is also given to the inflatable costumed mascot.
* Jumbo — the elephant mascot of Tufts University
* Junior Smokey — the second costumed blue tick hound mascot of the University of Tennessee that looks younger than the original costumed Smokey (see below), but considers himself as his brother.

K

* Kasey the Kangaroo - University of Missouri-Kansas City's costumed mascot.
* Keggy the Keg — of Dartmouth College (unofficial, proposed by the "Jack-o-Lantern" humor magazine).
* Killian the Gael - The mascot of Iona College.
* Knightro — the costumed Knight of the University of Central Florida.
* King Husky — the Husky of Northeastern University.
* Klawz Da Bear — the costumed bear of the University of Northern Colorado.

L

* Lafitte — the costumed alligator in pirate garb that is the mascot of the University of New Orleans Privateers.
* LeeRoy the Tiger - the costumed mascot of Trinity University (Texas).
* Leo and Una - two live lion mascots of the University of North Alabama Lions.
* The Leprechaun — the mascot of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish
* Lightning — the costumed blue Pegasus-like creature that is the mascot for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
* Lil' Red — the inflatable-costumed boy mascot of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln
* Lord Jeff — the costumed student mascot depicting the school's namesake at Amherst College
* LU Bison - the costumed bison mascot of Lipscomb University
* Lou Wolf — a live wolf the official mascot of the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers; got a major facelift in 2001
* Louie the Laker — mascot of Grand Valley State University
* Louie Lobo — the costumed wolf mascot of the University of New Mexico
* Louie the Lumberjack — mascot of Northern Arizona University
* Lucy Lobo - the costumed female wolf companion to Louie Lobo of the University of New Mexico
* Lulu - female Bulldog mascot of Gardner-Webb University

M

* Mac T. Bulldog Bulldog male mascot of Gardner-Webb University
* Magnus - the current mascot of Cleveland State University
* Marauder - official mascot of Millersville University (a marauder is a land pirate)
* Marco — the costumed Buffalo mascot of the Marshall Thundering Herd
* Mario the Magnificent Dragon — the official mascot of the Drexel Dragons
* Marvin the Miner - Colorado School of Mines
* The Masked Rider - one of the official mascots of the Texas Tech Red Raiders
* Mike the Tiger — live Bengal Tiger mascot of the LSU Tigers, as well as the costumed tiger mascot.
* Mingus — the costumed jazz cat — official mascot for Berklee College of Music.
* Mingo — the costumed Husky mascot of Houston Baptist University.
* Miss Pawla— a costumed jaguaress of the University of South Alabama. She is the girlfriend of Southpaw (see below).
* Mr. C (full name: Mr. Commodore) — the costumed Commodore mascot of Vanderbilt University
* Mr. Wuf and Mrs. Wuf — the costumed wolf mascots of the North Carolina State Wolfpack.
* MoHarv - the Golden Eagle mascot of the University of Charleston in Charleston, West Virginia.
* Mo the Mule — the official mascot of University of Central Missouri
* Monte the Grizzly bearUniversity of Montana
* Montezuma the Aztec WarriorSan Diego State University
* Monty the EagleNiagara University
* The Mountaineer — a West Virginia University student who dresses in pioneer costume as the school's mascot
* Musty the Mustang - the mascot of California Polytechnic State University

N

* Nitro the Knight — the official mascot of the FDU Knights
* The Nittany Lion — mascot of the Penn State Nittany Lions
* Norm the Niner — the official mascot of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
* The Norse — mascot of Northern Kentucky University"'

O

* Objee the bear — the Coast Guard Academy's costumed mascot and, until 1984, a live bear kept on campus.
* Ollie the owlBrandeis University's mascot, wearing a mortarboard (as the nickname is the Judges).
* Oski — the costumed mascot of the California Golden Bears.
* Otto the Orange — the mascot of Syracuse University.
* Owsley — the costumed, burrowing owl mascot of Florida Atlantic University.
* Ozzie — the costumed osprey mascot of the University of North Florida.

P

* Pass — the costumed mascot of Furman University, who rides the white horse Goliath
* Paws — official costumed mascot of the Western Carolina University Catamounts.
* Paws — mascot of Northeastern University Huskies.
* Paydirt Pete — a costumed student who serves as a mascot for University of Texas at El Paso
* PeeDee the Pirate — a costumed student who serves as mascot for East Carolina University
* Peruna — A Shetland Pony who represents the Southern Methodist University Mustangs
* Pete & Penny — two Emperor Penguins dressed in scarfs and stocking caps for Youngstown State University
* Peter the Anteater — the mascot based on the "ZOT!"-noise-emitting animal from the comic strip B.C. at the University of California Irvine
* Petey the Stormy Petrel — the costumed mascot of Oglethorpe University [http://www.oglethorpe.edu/athletics/Petey/]
* Phoenix — the costumed mascot of Elon University (formerly the Fightin'Christians) and of The University of Chicago (nickname the Maroons).
* Pioneer Pete — a costumed student who serves as mascot of California State University, East Bay (Hayward, CA)
* Pirate — the mascot of the Seton Hall Pirates at Seton Hall & also Hampton University's nickname of their athletic department and mascot.
* Pistol Pete — a costumed student who serves as mascot of the Oklahoma State Cowboys as well as the costumed mascots of the University of Wyoming and New Mexico State University.
* Polar Bear — the mascot of Bowdoin College
* Pork Chop -- the kid-sized junior Razorback mascot of the University of Arkansas
* Pouncer — the costumed tiger mascot of University of Memphis
* Pounce the Blue Panther — the mascot of Georgia State University
* Pounce the Panther — the new (for 2007-08) mascot of the UW-Milwaukee Panthers. It is also the official Panther mascot of Purdue University North Central since 2003. [cite web|url=http://www.pnc.edu/athletics/pounce.html|title=Panther Mascot - Athletics - Purdue North Central ]
* Power Cat — the tiger mascot of the University of the Pacific
* Prospector Pete — the inflated balloon mascot of Long Beach State
* Prowler — the Panther the official mascot of Eastern Illinois University
* Purple Cow — the gold-spotted gender-confused mascot of Williams College
* Purple Knight — The staff carrying Purple Knight is the mascot of Saint Michael's College
* Puckman — the animated hard-hat wearing walking hockey puck mascot of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
* Purdue Pete — official costumed mascot of Purdue University

Q

* Q — popular name of Spike Q. Gonzaga, a live bulldog, one of two official mascots of Gonzaga University. The "Q" is in honor of former Gonzaga basketball player Quentin Hall.
* Quakers - the name of the athletic department of Earlham College.

R

*Racer 1- live horse mascot during football games for Murray State University
* Raider - one of 3 live mule mascots for Army and the mascot of Colgate University.
* Raider Red — one of the official mascots of the Texas Tech Red Raiders
* Rally — the mascot of the University of Vermont Catamounts.
* Ralphie — a live American Bison the official mascot of the Colorado Buffaloes
* Rambling Wreck - the 1930 Ford Model A Sports Coupe mascot of Georgia Tech
* Rameses — a live ram that serves as the mascot for the North Carolina Tar Heels. It is also the name of the costumed mascot.
* Rammy — the mascot for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
* Ranger II - one of 3 live mule mascots for Army
* Razor the Shark - Nova Southeastern University
* Reggie RedbirdIllinois State University
* Reveille — a live collie that serves as the mascot for the Texas A&M Aggies and is taken care of by the Corps of Cadets
* Rhett the Boston Terrier — the Boston Terrier representing Boston University
* Rhody the Ram - University of Rhode Island
* Ribby — The Razorback mascot for the University of Arkansas baseball team.
* RITchie the Tiger — the mascot for the Rochester Institute of Technology.
* Riptide — the costumed Pelican mascot of Tulane University.
* Roar-ee the Lion - the official mascot of Columbia University. Created in October 2005.
* Roary the Panther — the official mascot of the Florida International University Golden Panthers
* ROC the Panther — the costumed mascot of the Pittsburgh Panthers.
* Rocky — the mascot for Widener University (Pa.). (Retired October 7, 2006. New mascot to be announced) [http://www.widener.edu/admissions/news/news_story.asp?iNewsID=296&strBack=%2FDefault.asp]
* Rocky — a costumed yellowjacket, the official mascot of the University of Rochester
* Rocky the Bull — the mascot for the University of South Florida.
* Rocky II the Lion — mascot for the Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Pride.
* Rocky the Rocket — mascot of the University of Toledo.
* Rodney the Ram — the mascot of Virginia Commonwealth University.
* Rosie — the costumed elephant mascot of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology "Fightin' Engineers."
* Roomie the Lion — mascot of the Southeastern Louisiana University.
* Roongo the Husky — is the mascot for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
* Rowdy — an unofficial mascot of Purdue University (for official mascot — see Boilermaker Special)
* Rowdy - a Roadrunner that is the costumed mascot of California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB). [http://www.gorunners.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=13300&ATCLID=690185&SPID=6886&SPSID=65636]
* Rowdy — a Roadrunner that is the mascot for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
* Rowdy Raider — is the mascot for Wright State. It used to be a Viking, but was changed to a wolf in 1997.
* Rowdy the Riverhawk — is the mascot for UMass Lowell.
* Rowdy the Red Hawk — is the mascot for Southeast Missouri State University
* Rudy Flyer — is the mascot for the University of Dayton
* Ruckus — the Red-tailed Hawk mascot of University of Denver
* Rufus — the Bobcat mascot for Ohio University.

* The Saluki Dog — live animal mascot of the Southern Illinois Salukis
* Sam the MinutemanMassachusetts Minutemen and Minutewomen
* Sammie Seminole - The athletic logo for The Florida State University
* Sammy Seahawk — of UNC Wilmington
* Sammy Spartan — of Manchester College, North Manchester Indiana
* Sammy the Owl — of Rice University
* Sammy the Slug — a banana slug is the mascot of UC Santa Cruz. Sammy was named Reader's Digest best college mascot for 2004.
* Sammy and Samantha Bearkat — mascots of Sam Houston State University.
* Sasha - The University of Houston's female mascot.
* The Scarlet Knight — of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
* Scrappy — the eagle mascot of the North Texas Mean Green
* Scrappy — a costumed anthropomorphized mockingbird the mascot of the Chattanooga Mocs
* Scrappy — The owl mascot of Kennesaw State University
* Scratch — a student in wildcat costume who is one of three official mascots of the University of Kentucky, two of which attend games. Scratch is a more child-friendly version of "The Wildcat", the other mascot that attends games.
* Screech A. Eagle - official mascot of Northwestern College (Minnesota).
* Scottie — the scottie dog mascot of Agnes Scott College
* Scotty the Bear — A tartan clad highlander bear representing the University of California, Riverside.
* Scrotie — of the Rhode Island School of Design
* Sebastian the Ibis — the costumed mascot of the Miami Hurricanes. The Florida ibis according to folklore is the last bird to leave the area before a hurricane and the first bird to come back after the storm. "Sebastian" once carried a corn-cob pipe in its beak.
* Seymour D'Campus — costumed mascot of Southern Miss Golden Eagles
* Shadow — costumed mascot of Monmouth University (NJ).
* The Shark — mascot of UNLV. While the school's teams are named the Rebels (Runnin' Rebels for men's basketball only) the mascot is a shark in honor of former men's basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian nicknamed "The Shark".
* Shasta — the mascot of the University of Houston's Houston Cougars - a live cougar for many years; currently a costumed anthropomorphic cougar.
* Shooter — The second generation Red Fox Mascot for Marist College.
* Sir Big Spur - a live rooster at the University of South Carolina since 2006 [http://media.www.dailygamecock.com/media/storage/paper247/news/2006/12/08/News/Just-Call.Him.Sir-2529353.shtml]
* Skully - giant red parrot sidekick of the official "Marauder" mascot of Millersville University
* Skully — Unofficial mascot of the East Carolina Pirates
* Smokey — a live bluetick coonhound, the official mascot for the Tennessee Volunteers. The name is also applied to the costumed mascot.
* Sooner — one of the two white ponies of the University of Oklahoma that pulls the Sooner Schooner (the other pony's name is Boomer). There is both a live pony and costumed mascot.
* Sooner Schooner - a scale replica of a Conestoga wagon pulled by two ponies and driven by the RUF/NEKS of the University of Oklahoma.
* Southpaw- a costumed jaguar of the University of South Alabama.
* Sparky — the maroon and gold devil mascot of the Arizona State Sun Devils
* Sparky — the eagle mascot of the Liberty University Flames. The name also applies to the dragon mascot of the Illinois-Chicago Flames.
* Sparty — the mascot of Michigan State University a comical representation of a Spartan hoplite soldier clad in green with an elongated head. Extremely buff but does not talk much. [cite web|url=http://www.msusaf.com/Sparty_Mascot_Program/|title=MSU Student Alumni Foundation - Sparty Mascot Program ]
* Spidey — the spider mascot of the Richmond Spiders
* Spike — the name given to several costume bulldog mascots including Gonzaga [http://askspike.gonzaga.edu/aboutspike.aspx] , Samford [http://www.samford.edu/groups/athletics/spike/] ,The Citadel Drake as well as the inflatably costumed mascot of the University of Georgia
* The Stag — the costumed mascot of Fairfield University.
* The Stanford Tree — a dancing conifer of indeterminate species official mascot of Stanford Band unofficial mascot of Stanford University.
* Stanley the Stag- the costumed mascot for the men's teams of the combined athletic program of Harvey Mudd, Scripps, and Claremont McKenna Colleges.
* The Statesman - the official mascot of Delta State University.
* Superfrog — the costumed horned toad mascot of TCU
* Sue E. Pig - The female Razorback mascot of the University of Arkansas.
* Swoop — the costumed mascot of the University of Utah Utes. "Swoop" is a red-tailed hawk, which is a bird native to the state of Utah.
* Swoop — the costumed mascot of Eastern Washington University and Emory University- both are eagles.
* Swoop — the costumed mascot of the Eastern Michigan University Eagles. "Swoop" is a bald eagle whose distingiuishing characteristic is his fighting stance where he tends to poke his chest out in pure confidence.
* Swoop the RedHawk — the costumed mascot of Miami University.
* Sycamore Sam — the happy forest animal costume of no particular species but looks like a blue fox or dog; mascot of the Indiana State Sycamores.

T

* T.C. —costumed mascot of the University of Northern Iowa Panthers
* Tech - a live bulldog mascot of Louisiana Tech University
* Temoc — a costumed comet of the University of Texas at Dallas.
* Texan Rider — a costumed cowboy of the Tarleton State University.
* Testudo — a costumed Diamondback Terrapin of the University of Maryland College Park.
* Thor — the thunderbird mascot of Southern Utah University.
* Thresher — the threshing stone mascot of Bethel College.
* Thundercat - the physical embodiment of the Southern Nazarene Crimson Storm.
* The Tiger — the mascot of Princeton University; the first collegiate mascot and subject of the first organized, recorded cheerleading cheer in 1884.Citation | last=Neil | first=Randy L. | last2=Hart | first2 =Elaine | title=The Official Cheerleader's Handbook | publisher =Simon & Schuster | year =1986 | edition =Revised Fireside Edition 1986 | isbn =0-671-61210-7] Name reaffirmed as The Tiger in a 2007 referendum with widespread opposition to giving the mascot a name [cite web|url=http://www.dailyprincetonian.com/archives/2007/09/11/news/18534.shtml|title=Mascot revamped but still 'The Tiger' - The Daily Princetonian ]
* The Tiger — the mascot of Clemson University
* Tim the Beaver — the mascot of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
* Timeout — the costumed Bulldog mascot of Fresno State
* Toby — the costumed bear mascot of Mercer University.
* Tom the Tiger — a live tiger, son of Tom Sr. of the University of Memphis
* Tommy Titan -the mascot of the University of Detroit Mercy.
* Tommy Mo — the costumed Saints mascot of Thomas More College.
* Topper the Hilltopper — the mascot of St. Edward's University
* Touchdown — also known as the Big Red Bear the official mascot of Cornell University was a live bear from 1915 to 1939 when it was replaced with a costume.
* Tough Louie - the lumberjack mascot of Northern Arizona University.
* Traveler — a live white horse the mascot of the University of Southern California who appears during all home football games.
* Triton - the mascot of University of California at San Diego
*True Grit - the mascot of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
* Truman the Tiger — the mascot of the University of Missouri and named for former U.S. president Harry S Truman.
* Tuffy — the costumed elephant of the Cal State Fullerton Titans.
* Tusk — the live mascot of the University of Arkansas.
* Tyler the Tiger — the costumed tiger mascot of DePauw University.

U

* Uga — a live bulldog the official mascot of the Georgia Bulldogs.

V

* Vic the Demon — the mascot of Northwestern State University
* Victor E. Bear — the mascot of The University of Central Arkansas
* Victor E. Bull — the bull of the University at Buffalo
* Victor E. Huskie — the mascot of Northern Illinois University
* Victor E. Panther — the former (graduated/retired) mascot of the Milwaukee Panthers
* Victor E. Viking — the mascot of Portland State University
* Vili - the mascot of University of Hawaii
* Vike - the former mascot of Cleveland State University
* Vixen - the mascot of Sweet Briar College

W

* Waldo — the wildcat mascot of Weber State University.
* War Eagle VI — the golden eagle mascot of Auburn University.
* Wilbur Wildcat and Wilma Wildcat — the married costumed mascots of the University of Arizona.
* Wild E. Cat — the official costumed Wildcat mascot of the University of New Hampshire.
* The Wildcat — a costumed student who is one of three official mascots of the University of Kentucky, two of which attend games. It is also the mascot of Davidson College, but is also named Mr. Cat.
* Will D. Cat — the costumed wildcat of Villanova University.
* Willie Warhawk- the costumed hawk mascot of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
* Willie the Wave--the costumed mascot of Pepperdine University
* Willie the Wildcat — the costumed wildcat mascot of Northwestern University and Kansas State University. Despite having the same name, the two have very different appearances.
* Willy the Wildcat -- the mascot of Northern Michigan University.
* Wolfie — the mascot of Stony Brook University and Western Oregon University.
* Wolfie (Jr.) — the second costumed wolf mascot of the University of Nevada, Reno Wolf Pack. Was the original mascot until 1999, but was reintroduced in 2007 with a younger, less menacing face. Rumored to be the original with a facelift.
* WuShock — an anthropomorphic shock of wheat; the mascot of Wichita State University.

Y

* Yellow Jacket — (CU) the costumed mascot of Cedarville University.
* YoUDee — (UD) the Blue Hen a costumed mascot of the University of Delaware. [http://www.udel.edu/PR/YoUDee/ YoUDee]
* Yosef — (ASU) the Mountaineer a costumed mascot of the Appalachian State University.

Z

* Zippy the Kangaroo — female mascot of University of Akron

References

ee also

*List of colleges by mascot

External links

* [http://www.mascot.net/ Mascot.net] College mascot resource
* [http://www.usatoday.com/sports/2005-02-13-tenworstjobs-mascots-yarbrough_x.htm USAToday lists various mascot facts]


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