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brewhan davey
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re: Best college nicknames


quote:

A bunch of white NCAA guys: "This is offensive to Seminoles and you must stop"
The actual Seminoles: "No it's not. We like it. Shut the frick up."








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TIGERSandFROGS
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re: Best college nicknames


quote:

No, rule of thumb should be people should be able to name their business what they fricking want


I generally agree with this sentiment, but this isn't a private enterprise--it's the official team name of a state university.






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Phoenix43
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re: Best college nicknames


Fighting Tigers comes from the 141 F.A. from the Civil war. The Louisiana Brigade who's motto was "TRY US" Nothing generic about that.





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TigerintheNO
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quote:

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors


The AD got rid of the name because it was 'too gay'






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white perch
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re: Best college nicknames


quote:

LSU Fighting Tigers comes from an army unit in the civil war


this



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Sophandros
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re: Best college nicknames


An old school one: Univ. Of Nebraska Bug Eaters.





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12Pence
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re: Best college nicknames


UMass Minutemen.





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ForeverLSU02
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re: Best college nicknames


Anteaters
Shockers






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chalmetteowl
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i love me some Dirtbags...

then you have a team of surfer guys like Jered Weaver pitching for them...






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ohiovol
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I know I'm biased, but for historical reasons, I love 'Volunteers' as a mascot.





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BOSCEAUX
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re: Best college nicknames


I always liked Idaho because their mascot is a crime.





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DownSouthCrawfish
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re: Best college nicknames


Marshall Thundering Herd
ULL Ragin Cajuns
Furman Paladins






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RoyMcavoy
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<----- Akron Zips





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BennyAndTheInkJets
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re: Best college nicknames


The Arkansas schools are all pretty weird.

UofA - Razorbacks
UofA Monticello - Boll Weevils
Arkansas Tech - Wonder Boys (Not joking)
ASU - Red Wolves
UALR - Trojans






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rockchlkjayhku11
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Jayhawks is a pretty fricking sweet nickname with some real meaning iyam





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DownSouthCrawfish
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You forgot UAPB Golden Lions.





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ToulatownTiger
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Chippewas





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TulaneUVA
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Most of these mentioned in the thread aren't even nicknames? They're just the athletic team names.

Nicknames would be like "Bayou Bengals". Or like in UVA's case, "Wahoos" instead of the athletic team name "Cavaliers"






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rutiger
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Humboldt state lumberjacks. Im a proud alum.





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brewhan davey
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quote:

Arkansas Tech - Wonder Boys (Not joking)


Seriously?






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