A mascot represents a group that holds a common identity, it is the school’s beating heart, a beacon of representation as a whole to the outside world. That’s why so many schools and their students are filled with pride and joy whenever their mascot steps out onto the pitch, field, court, whatever surface, they are there. But what do you do when your school mascot is less than extraordinary and is just down right laughable? We focused on these 14 college football mascots that are a tad silly. Just take a look and you’ll see what we mean.
Goldy Gopher – Minnesota
The gold and maroon colors of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are worn by all its respective sports teams including the buck teeth, huge eyes of a mascot. I would happily send this cutie patootie holiday gift baskets any day!