7 of Our Favorite Weird College Mascots

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Hey, not every college sports team can have a name that strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents. From Brown University’s bear to the Yale bulldogs, there are plenty of logical, pretty standard selections out there. But some colleges and universities aren’t going for something intimidating. 

Instead, they select characters with regional relevance. And while they might not scream, “We’re going to crush the competition,” we love these weird college mascots.