Monday, February 25, 2008

SLIMY TODD: THE DEMON SLUG OF FLEET STREET

Not too long ago we brought you ESPN’s take on the best college sports’ mascots and, lo and slime hold, the University of California at Santa Cruz Banana Slugs were among the nation’s best.
Not so fast.

The folks at College Fast Break beg to differ categorizing those beloved slugs as one of the “dumbest.”

Easy come, easy go…

TOP 10 DUMBEST COLLEGE SPORTS MASCOTS
by Rich Carlson on February 21st, 2008
The collegiate basketball landscape is filled with tradition, pageantry, school spirit and folklore. There are unforgettable plays, legendary players and coaches, dramatic wins and heartbreaking losses.

Oh, and one more thing - mascots. Lots of mascots. Big ones. Small ones. Clever ones. Ridiculous ones.

So, in honor of those mascots that are either ridiculous, stupid, boring, or absurd, I present to you my Top 10 list of the Dumbest college sports mascots.

#1 - Sammy the Banana Slug: University of California at Santa Cruz Banana Slugs - not only do the fine folks at UCSC have one of the dumbest team names around (Banana Slug), their mascot, Sammy, looks like a cross between Jabba the Hut and Steve Urkel from Family Matters. That is one fierce looking slug, folks…

http://www.collegefastbreak.com/top-10-dumbest-college-sports-mascots/

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