Albert the Alligator Florida Gators In Florida, alligators are commonly found in places alligators should not be, such as in-ground pools and, ahem, sand traps. Albert the Alligator, seen here interfering with play at the university golf course, was invented in in … um, Charlottesville, Virginia. A University of Virginia law student and his father sought a Florida pennant and couldn't find one.
But the thing about animals is that we don't share a language with them and they lack complex reasoning skills.
This adds an element of excitement mixed with just a little bit of fear that something could go horribly wrong. Click through the slideshow and behold video footage of the 14 best live mascots in college sports doing what they do.
SLIDE 2 of 14 Ralphie - Colorado Colorado enjoys flying close to the sun by inviting a gosh-dang buffalo to run across its field before every home game, and for that they deserve our respect.
In , Ralphie V nearly trampled one of her handlers and made a daring escape attempt.
This leads to many photos of him cooling off in his dog house, which is a very cute thing for a dog to do. Hang in there, buddy.
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On Renegade's back, he's a warrior ready for battle. How this doesn't go horribly awry every week is one of nature's great mysteries. Pepper but realized that was a bad idea.
But that's OK, Arkansas, we'll allow it. State tried to use an actual wolf as its mascot, but that didn't always go so well. SLIDE 14 of